9.7 Assignments 

Unit 2 Colonial America 1607-1754



F 9.7    B 55 mins.

HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 4

M 9.10      C 55 mins.

Introduce DBQ on Chesapeake and New England

Writing the DBQ

DBQ Rubric

Salient features of the Colonies

Atlantic Trade

Navigation Acts

HW: DBQ due Thursday 9.14, 8:15am.

Please submit to Showbie in pdf format. 3-4 pages, double-spaced. One inch margins. Twelve point font.

W 9.12    A 55 mins.

The Making of the American Mind

Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Nathan Cole and Charles Chauncey on the Great Awakening

Churches in the Colonies, 1740-1776

Ben Franklin on George Whitefield and the Great Awakening

John Locke, Essay on Toleration

Geography of the Great Awakening

Th 9.13      D 55 mins.

Introduce Multiple Choice

HW: Study for Tuesday 9.18 Test

F 9.14     B 55 mins.

War for Empire in North America

Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer.

Colonial Wars Chart

The Continent--1667

King George’s War

The French Indian War

North America 1766

T 9.18        E 70 mins.

Andrew Burnaby Scoffs at Colonial Unity

Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress

Soame Jenyns on the Power of Parliament

HW: Paine, Common Sense

How does Paine characterize Great Britain and how does Paine respond to critics of independence who argue that American has benefitted from a connection with Great Britain?

What makes reconciliation a poor option, according to Paine?

What are the advantages of independence and what makes it “common sense,” according to Paine?

Please also begin reading Brinkley, Chapter 5.

Due Thursday 9.20 at 8:15am