Growth of the English Colonies 1620-1700: From Massachusetts Bay to the Carolinas

Full Video |25:00

Growth of the English Colonies 1620-1700: From Massachusetts Bay to the Carolinas

Full Video |25:00

Examines English motives for colonization and explains why family and community life differed in the various English colonies. Living history segments compare life in a Puritan settlement with life in the Tidewater region. Geography and economy of the Middle Colonies of New York and Pennsylvania are discussed, along with the roles of Anne Hutchinson, Margaret Brent, Roger Williams and William Penn. The program also describes the escalating hostilities between British newcomers and the Native American peoples of the coastal region, culminating in King Philip's War.


©1999 Fabian-Baber| Grade(s) 6-8

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