Unit 1: Founding the New Nation



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Unit 1: Founding the New Nation

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1. In the seventeenth century, New England Puritans tried to create a model society. To what extent were those aspirations fulfilled during the seventeenth century? Aurora
2. Throughout the colonial period, economic concerns had more to do with the settling of British North America than did religious concerns. Assess the validity of this statement with specific reference to economic and religious concerns. Urwah
3. To what extent and why did religious toleration increase in the American colonies during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? Answer with reference to Three individuals, events, or movements in American religion during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Manahil
4. For the period before 1750, analyze the ways in which Britain’s policy of salutary neglect influenced the development of American society as illustrated in the following:

Legislative assemblies

Commerce

Religion



Sadia
5. Analyze the cultural and economic responses of TWO of the following groups to the Indians of North America before 1750.

British French Spanish



Shanel
6. Compare and contrast the ways in which economic development affected politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750.

Hira
7. Compare the ways in which religion shaped the development of colonial society (to 1740) in two of the following regions: New England, Chesapeake, Middle Atlantic

Sara
8. Compare the ways in which two of the following reflected tensions in colonial society. Bacon’s Rebellion (1676), Pueblo Revolt (1680), Salem Witchcraft Trials (1692), Stono Rebellion (1739)

Yana
9. How did economic, geographic, and social factors encourage the growth of slavery as an important party of the economy of the southern colonies between 1607 and 1775?

Marium
10. “Geography was the primary factor in shaping the development of the British colonies in North America.” Assess the validity of this statement for the 1600’s.

Devonique
11. Analyze the differences between the Spanish settlements in the Southwest and the English colonies in New England in the seventeenth century in terms of two of the following:

Politics


Religion

Economic Development



Lina
12. Early encounters between American Indians and European colonists led to a variety of relationships among the different cultures.
Analyze how the actions taken by BOTH American Indians and European colonists shaped those relationships in TWO of the following regions. Confine your answers to the 1600s.
New England

Chesapeake

Spanish Southwest

New York and New France



Deeba
13. Explain the influence of religion on the development of colonial society in TWO of the following regions.
The Spanish Southwest

New England



New France

Tayyaba


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