|United States History
Life in the Colonies
Answering Questions - As you read the section, answer the questions below.
1. Describing - Describe the population growth of the thirteen colonies from 1700 to the mid-1770s.
2. Identifying - What three groups helped create the population growth in the colonies?
3. Naming - What was the epidemic that killed 15 percent of the population of the city of Boston in 1721?
Listing - The first column below identifies different types of people who lived in Colonial America. What were their roles in everyday life? Write two facts about each person in the second column.