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    Family and Community Colonial Life

    Family and Community Colonial Life The family was the most important unit of society in colonial America. Communities in the New World were quite small at first, and for a long time they remained relatively small compared to the size of the same cities and towns ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Growth of Slavery

    The Growth of Slavery Slavery grew rapidly as the colonies developed. The first Africans to come to America arrived in Jamestown in 1619; they were indentured servants who would earn their freedom after an agreed-upon term of labor. In 1661, the colony of Virginia ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Education and Enlightenment in Colonial Life

    Introduction Two basic cultural forces have shaped the United States of America; both came into evidence in Colonial times, and they remain hostile to each other to this day. The first is the influence of the Enlightenment; the second is religious fervor.

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Politics and the Economy in Colonial Life

    Politics and the Economy The political relationship between the colonies and Britain was a mix of heavy- handed control and near-total noninterference. The inconsistency of the British approach to Colonial rule was a major factor in the colonists’ desire to ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Colonial Life Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: Colonial Life

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The French and Indian War Timeline

    Time Line ... 1747 Ohio Company is formed

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Europeans and Indians - Conflict and Alliance

    Europeans and Indians: Conflict and Alliance By the mid-1700s, France had claimed eastern Canada and a large central portion of the present United States. Control of the Mississippi River was key to the French fur-trading industry. The French had built the cities ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Albany Plan of Union

    The Albany Plan of Union Benjamin Franklin was among the first to realize that large-scale conflict over Colonial land lay ahead. Franklin considered the Iroquois Confederacy an impressive exercise in democratic rule, and in 1751 he proposed that the colo- nists ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Effects of the French and Indian War

    Effects of the French and Indian War The French and Indian War had a number of important effects on events that would happen in the near future. First, the threat of any western attack by the French had been removed. Second, the war increased hostility and bad ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The French and Indian War Practice Test

    Review the following study guides if necessary: The French and Indian War Time Line

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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