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chapter 6 sections 3 & 4

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Describe what the early schools were like. The school was one room and cold in the winter. The students were all age groups and they studied basics reading, writing, and arithmetic.
When and where did the first free public school begin? 1647 in Massachusetts
What was the first college in the United States? Harvard
When and where was Harvard located? Harvard began in 1636, in Boston Massachusetts
Where was the first Jewish synagogue built? New Port Rhode Island
What was the second college in the United States? College of William and Mary
When and where was the college of William and Mary? College of William and Mary began in 1693 in Williamsburg Virginia
What was the "Great Awakening"? a religious movement
Who started the Great Awakening movement? Protestant
Who was one of the important leaders of the Great Awaking? George Whitefield
When was the first newspaper that was published regularly started? April 24, 1704
What was the name of the first newspaper? Boston News-Letter
Why was John Peter Zenger thrown in jail? for printing his political opinions in The New York Weekly Journal
What were two favorite books for people to read during this time? the Bible and Poor Richard's Almanack
What is an almanac? a reference book with facts and figures
Name some of the common meals that a colonial family might enjoy. stew, fish, bread, vegetables ice cream
Name four accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin at age 16 he ran the paper by himself, was a successful printer, inventor, and scientist
Who was John Peter Zenger's lawyer in his trail? Andrew Hamilton
What was the outcome of Zenger's trail? John Zenger was not guilty
Briefly retell Venture Smith's story as a slave. When Smith was 6 he was captured and put on a slave ship. He was a slave for the next 30 years. at the age of 36 he purchased his freedom. then he worked to save money to purchase his wife and kids freedom.
How was life for slaves in the New England/Middle colonies New England and Middle colonies work on farms, stores, inns, and as skilled artisans. They had a chance a improving their life by working extra jobs at night or on the weekend.
How was life for slaves in the Southern Colonies Southern colonies slaves some worked on small farms while others worked on large plantations. Their work lasted all day and sometimes all night.
What were some of the laws that limited the rights of enslaved people? slaves could not travel, or go onto ships without premission.
How did the enslaved people keep their African culture alive? they made drums, banjos, and other instruments similar to the ones they knew from Africa.
Describe the Stono Rebellion. Stono Rebellion happened in South Carolina in 1739. enslaved people fought slave owners there were about 25 white colonist killed before the slaves were captured.
In which region of the 13 colonies did slavery expand most rapidly in the 1700's? southern colonies
Who was the boy who was enslaved while he was young, but later purchased his freedom and the wrote a book about his life? Olaundah Equiano
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