Homework – September 13, 2017

7th Grade: Complete the 2-3 sentence summaries about Chapter 1, Sections 1.1-1.6 and 1.9 using the digital version of the textbook located under 7th Grade – Classroom Materials and Resources.

 

8th Grade: Finish answering the 7 questions from Chapter 3 using the digital version of the textbook located under 8th Grade – Classroom Materials and Resources.

1.How many British colonies were there and what were the three regions they were divided into?

2.What is a cash crop in your own words?

3.Briefly describe the system of government in the colonies.

4.What was the primary reason colonists in the New England colonies came to America?

5.Which Middle colony became the first democracy in America?

6.What three groups of people did colonists in the Southern colonies use for labor on their plantations?

7.Choose one person in “A Colonial Cast of Characters.” In 3-4 sentences, explain what their experience shows you about life in the colonies. Use details from the text.

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