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Identify the first 13 colonies and describe how regional differences in climate, types of farming, populations, and sources of labor shaped their economies and societies through the 18th century.


Focus Question: How did regional differences in climate, types of farming, populations, and sources of labor shape the economies and societies of the first 13 colonies during the 18th century?


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Government and Types of Colonies
  • Royal Colony: Governor chosen by the King of England
  • Charter Colony: Members of a corporation; electors controlled the government
  • Proprietary Colony: Owned by individuals with direct responsibility to the King


Multimedia.pngDaily Objects, 19th Century America. Historian David Jaffee analyzes three 19th-century objects (a Hitchcock chair, a family portrait, and a lithograph of the West), discussing how they were made, how they were used, and what they can tell us about the past.

Screen Shot 2016-04-21 at 9.41.22 AM.pngNative Americans in the Original Colonies

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external image OrteliusWorldMap.jpegClick here for a map of Native American Tribes in North America (1783) from the Mapping History Project at the University of Oregon.
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external image OrteliusWorldMap.jpegClick here for interactive maps on the Development of Native American Culture to 1500, also from the Mapping History Project at the University of Oregon that includes views of cultural areas, materials used for clothing, population density, sources of food, and linguistic divisions.

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Order of Ratification of the Constitution by Colony

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Delaware
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Georgia
Connecticut
Massachusetts
Maryland
South Carolina
New Hampshire
Virginia
New York
North Carolina
Rhode Island






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Image IDs from left to right

1. Narragansett Indian Tribe Flag Wikimedia Commons, "Bandera Narragansett".
2. Onedia Indian Tribe Flag Wikimedia Commons, "Bandera Oneida".
3. 13 Original Colonies University of Texas at Austin, Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection - Cambridge Modern History Atlas, 1912, "The Thirteen Original Colonies at the End of the Colonial Period".