Ethnic Groups in North Carolina Colony



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Ethnic Groups in North Carolina Colony

A) Answer the following questions the NEXT PAGE OF YOUR NOTEBOOK



Read pages 125-129 in your textbook.

  1. List at least 4 reasons why various ethnic groups migrated to N.C. in the mid-1700.

  2. Who was the first big wave of people to immigrate to NC?

  3. What was the Great Wagon Road? How did it develop North Carolina?

  4. What was the backcountry? Who lived there?

  5. Why did most Africans live in the coastal plains? THINK!

  6. Why was settlement of NC slow?

Read Pages 130 & 131 in your textbook.

  1. According to p.130&131, who was at the top of society along the Coastal Plains?

  2. How did society in the east (the Coastal Plains) grow and prosper?

  3. Write a thesis statement for the following question (with 3 pieces of evidence):

Why did the backcountry and Coastal Plains regions develop so differently in NC?
B) Use the chart below and the map on p. 126 to identify and color in the location of settlement for the seven ethnic groups.

Ethnic Group

Location Clue

Color or symbol

English

Northeast counties of NC

Yellow

Germans

Catawba and Iredell County

Rockingham and Caswell County

Pamlico and Craven County


Brown


Swiss

Jones and Craven County

New Bern, NC



Red

Highland Scots

Scotland and Robeson County

Orange

Scots Irish

Gaston and Mecklenburg County

Pender and New Hanover County



Green


French Huguenots

Duplin and Onslow Counties

Blue

Africans

Coastal plains region

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  1. What are 3 things we can conclude from the ethnic map of colonial North Carolina?



Ethnic Groups in North Carolina Colony

A) Answer the following questions the NEXT PAGE OF YOUR NOTEBOOK



Read pages 125-129 in your textbook.

  1. List at least 4 reasons why various ethnic groups migrated to N.C. in the mid-1700.

  2. Who was the first big wave of people to immigrate to NC?

  3. What was the Great Wagon Road? How did it develop North Carolina?

  4. What was the backcountry? Who lived there?

  5. Why did most Africans live in the coastal plains? THINK!

  6. Why was settlement of NC slow?

Read Pages 130 & 131 in your textbook.

  1. According to p.130&131, who was at the top of society along the Coastal Plains?

  2. How did society in the East (the Coastal Plains) grow and prosper?

  3. Write a thesis statement for the following question (with 3 pieces of evidence):

Why did the backcountry and Coastal Plains regions develop so differently in NC?
B) Use the chart below and the map on p. 126 to identify and color in the location of settlement for the seven ethnic groups.

Ethnic Group

Location Clue

Color or symbol

English

Northeast counties of NC

Yellow

Germans

Catawba and Iredell County

Rockingham and Caswell County

Pamlico and Craven County


Brown


Swiss

Jones and Craven County

New Bern, NC



Red

Highland Scots

Scotland and Robeson County

Orange

Scots Irish

Gaston and Mecklenburg County

Pender and New Hanover County



Green


French Huguenots

Duplin and Onslow Counties

Blue

Africans

Coastal plains region

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  • Using map on p.127, draw in the Great Wagon Road




  1. What are 3 things we can conclude from the ethnic map of colonial North Carolina?



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