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