Thirteen Colonies Summary

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2,821 words, approx. 10 pages
Colonial Life Up until the second half of the seventeenth century, the British government was far too preoccupied with its own problems to closely monitor and regulate colonial policy. So, in virtuall... Read more
7,730 words, approx. 26 pages
Colonial Foundation By the mid-1700s, settlers had established thirteen colonies in America. The colonies, all under British control, were located along the Atlantic shore, extending from present-day ... Read more
29,663 words, approx. 99 pages
After Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic and discovered the New World in 1492, sailors from many European nations set out west on voyages of discovery. Europeans were curious about these ... Read more
16,693 words, approx. 56 pages
Old World Background. The Europeans and Africans who came to the New World brought with them ideas and attitudes about religion, society, gender, race, and power. Europeans self-consciously tried to m... Read more
25,482 words, approx. 85 pages
Native Peoples. When the Europeans began their colonization of the North American continent after 1500, one of their goals was to convert the native peoples to Christianity. The Spanish in the Southw... Read more
11,100 words, approx. 38 pages
The People. In 1492 the native population of North America north of the Rio Grande was seven million to ten million. These peoplegrouped themselves into ap-proximately six hundred tribes and spoke di... Read more