How and why did North American Colonial societies adapt European governmental, economic, and/or cultural institutions and ideologies to meet their needs in the New world? Address one of the three aforementioned topics (government, economy, culture) as you respond in an organized essay. Be sure to provide as many specific supporting examples for your topic as you can within the time constraints.
Relate regional geographic variations (e.g., climate, soil conditions, and other natural resources) to economic development in the New World.
C. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Explain how economic ideas and the practices of mercantilism and capitalism conflicted during this time period.
Determine the extent to which natural resources, labor systems (i.e., the use of indentured servants, African slaves, and immigrant labor), and entrepreneurship contributed to economic development in the American colonies.
D. History, Culture, and Perspectives
Explain the consequences to Native American groups of the loss of their land and people.
The Response should include:
A well organized, cohesive and structured response