Economics The economic policies pursued by the British regime that ruled Colonial America affected the development of the settlements and the economy of the North American continent in general. Upon moving to the continent, they began to shape its development in ways that were motivated by their beliefs.
Politics Diplomacy, political policy and military conflict all played their part in defining a new North America.
Essay titles could focus on the role of different social classes in founding the settlements, the emergence of new classes as time went on, the social position of indigenous Americans, evolving definitions of social status and opportunities for social mobility. Benjamin Franklin on How to Get on in Philadelphia c.
Itinerancy and the Awakenings, Timothy D. An Indian Legend about Colonization, 2. Alexander Hamilton Surveys the Variety of Pennsylvania, 3. The European settlers were beginning a completely new life, while the lives of the indigenous Americans would be changed forever.
William Penn Offers a Prospectus for Merchants, 6. Colonization as a "Swarming, " Alfred Crosby 2. Native North American Responses to Europeans: Increase Mather Describes the Proofs of Witchcraft, 5.
Expansion in the South: Essays may also explore subsets of classes, such as intellectuals, professionals and laborers. Topography By moving to a new land, the settlers had to adjust to a completely different topography, while also affecting it by planting their new settlements.
This was therefore a rich period of history with plenty of scope for different types of essay topics. In Search of a Better Home?
Pelatiah Webster Describes the Uniqueness of Charleston, 5. Essay titles can explore these issues by focusing on the geographical conditions of the settlements and how they affected the settlers. Reading Andrew Montour, James H. The Ethnic Diversity of the Middle Colonies: Jamestown Estates, a Modern Parody, 3.
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Society The social dynamics of this era are fascinating and therefore produce a number of potential essay topics. Religion Many religious settlers saw North America as a haven from persecution and other problems they encountered in the places of their birth.
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The book--which is suitable for courses on American colonial history or early American history--presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.
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Joy Long. out of 5 5/5(1). This text introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays and is designed to encourage critical thinking about American colonial history.
Each chapter contains an introduction, headnotes, and suggestions for further reading. The early American Colonial era encompasses the period between the establishment of the first English colony in North America in and the Declaration of Independence in The European settlers were beginning a completely new life, while the lives of the indigenous Americans would be changed forever.