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american history
Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies?
May 1, 2012 by tara

American History
How did the seach for a viable labor force affect the developement of the southern colonies? What was the role of African American slavery in the early colonial settements? Why were two southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?
July 30, 2010 by Meliza

U.S.History
i have a chart labled 'African-American Population, 1690-1750'. it shows the year, new england colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies. the question is: In which group of colonies did the number of African Americans increase most sharply? well the answer is obvious to...
January 25, 2009 by y912f

Social Studies
Which was not a type of North American Colony? A: Charter Colonies B:proprietary Colonies C: Royal Colonies D: Military Colonies I think the answer is D
October 31, 2014 by Marylyn

American History
The English civil war affected the american colonies in which of the following ways: a.) With england convulsed in civil war, the mother country for a time failed to provide military protection to the colonies b.) Several colonies began to discuss forming a confederation, but ...
February 21, 2013 by MIKE

history
prior to 1763, the british government followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the american colonies because: a. wished to secure the olyalty of the colonies b. lacked a well organized imperial system I think it is B
September 14, 2008 by kyle

AMERICAN HISTORY
Which of the following distinguished the Middle Colonies from New England and the Southern Colonies? A. peace treaties with Native Americans B. ethnic and religious diversity C. representative government D. prohibition of slavery
March 6, 2014 by COOKIE

American History
The policy of mercantilism entails all of the following except that: Colonies exist for the benefit of the mother country. Colonies should act as a source of raw materials for the mother country. Colonies should act as markets for the mother country. Colonies should develop ...
September 24, 2006 by Alisa

American history
What parts did the government consist of in the colonies? Who could vote? Does this pertain to the Parlimentary rule? And that only male, land owners were permitted to vote in the colonies?
November 8, 2009 by ATP

history
How did the American colonies win their freedom in the American Revolution?
April 17, 2011 by Jill

HISTORY
ACCORDING TO CREVECOEUR,WHAT DISTINGUISHES AN AMERICAN FROM A EUROPEAN?WHY? HOW DID LIFE IN THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES TO THE CREATION CONTRIBUTE TO THE CREATION OF A UNIQUE AMERICAN IDENTITY?GIVE EXAMPLES
February 22, 2009 by tonya

History
How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? What are some examples of this?
March 18, 2009 by Kate

History
• According to Crévecoeur, what distinguishes an American from a European? Why? • How did life in the British North American colonies contribute to the creation of a unique American identity? Be sure to give examples. • Is Crévecoeur’s vision of America accurate? Why or why not?
February 22, 2009 by tonya

American History
The English civil war affected the american colonies in which of the following ways: a.) With england convulsed in civil war, the mother country for a time failed to provide military protection to the colonies b.) Several colonies began to discuss forming a confederation, but ...
February 21, 2013 by MIKE

us history
Regarding Thomas Paine's Common Sense... 1. According to Paine, peaceful negotiations and reconciliation between the American colonists and England were no long possible after what single specific historical event? 2. According to Paine, how has our connection to England made ...
September 20, 2011 by Moreno T.

american history
what was the purpose of finding each of the 13 colonies?
September 16, 2009 by meg

U.S History- 8th grade
What was the geography and economy like in the England colonies, middle colonies, and southern colonies? Do you guys know any good websites to check out?
December 13, 2009 by Sammi

social studies
Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system c) lacked the power to make laws for the colonies d) did ...
September 15, 2008 by cecilia

History Question
1) Why did the Middle colonies have the most diverse population in colonial America? (1point) Leaders of the Middle Colonies advertised in Europe to attract more settlers. People moved to the Middle Colonies from New England to escape religious persecution.*** Immigrants from ...
October 4, 2013 by Gabby

HISTORY
WHAT WERE THE PURPOSES FOR THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE? The American colonists were unhappy with their English rulers. The colonists didn't like the high taxes on common things such as tea and paper. They tried to tell the king to change things, but he refused. The ...
February 11, 2007 by ALEX2

AP US History
What was the life style of whites on a plantation in the american colonies?
October 2, 2007 by Niya

AP US History
Why does the period of salutary neglect end in the American colonies?
October 15, 2007 by Jennifer

American History
What two colonies were resistant towards slavery?
July 31, 2010 by Jane

History
which british north american colonies joined confederation
May 13, 2014 by Annadona

history
Comparing French, English, and Dutch Colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? In what colonies were women scarce? What impact did these differences in emigration have on various colonies' development?
August 25, 2010 by Pierre

History
comparing French, ducth, and english colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? in what colonies were woman scarce? what impact did these differences in emigration have on the various colonies development?
August 31, 2011 by Kristen

History
Comparing French, Dutch, and English colonies, which ones attracted the most settlers, and which the fewest? In what colonies were women scarce? What impact did these differences in emigration have on the various colonies development?
September 25, 2012 by Cody

american history
why were the french at first reluctant to sign an alliance with the colonies
January 6, 2011 by alexander

history
what proposal sought to unite the American colonies against the french
November 19, 2014 by anna

american history
1. When the American Revolution began, it looked like the colonies faced insurmountable odds. How did a ragtag band of volunteers without a proper source of funding for food and equipment manage to overcome the most powerful army and navy in the world?
January 22, 2011 by ofelia

U.S History
In the growth of the colonies, who tried to unite Native American groups in 1763?
January 22, 2007 by COOL

world history
how did the search for religious freedom affect the founding of colonies in american?
March 11, 2010 by hillary`

American History
Which of the following statements is true of life in the New England colonies?
July 11, 2011 by Anonymous

us history
why did england have little time to devote to her american colonies before 1765
January 2, 2010 by trever

history
what would north america be like today if the 13 colonies had not won the american revolution?
January 30, 2010 by raluca

History
how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar and different
February 15, 2010 by Jennavecia

world history
how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar
February 15, 2010 by Jennavecia

History
how were the economic conditions in France and the American colonies before their revolutions similar and how were they different?
February 15, 2010 by Britanya

History
How does Thomas Paine characterize the relationship between Great Britain and the American colonies?
October 3, 2012 by Anonymous

history
1.) describe the primary economic activity for each of the tree colonial regions: The new england colonies, the middle colonies , and the southern colonies. explain how the gephraphary of each region helped determine its economy (6 points) @mrs.sue please help
October 3, 2014 by Hannah

U.S. History
What types of changes were occurring in terms of education, law and politics in the American colonies in the 1700’s?
October 1, 2007 by Maiya

History
Were the framers of the Constitution during the 20th century in the American colonies democrats or elitists, or both?
October 2, 2007 by Jen

US History
How did the British mercantlism prevent the economic development of the colonies? A.) The colonies were process to export their products to Great Britain only, thus limiting development. B.) British laws discouraged the growth of manifacture and forced colonies to buy British ...
October 2, 2011 by Please help

U.S. HISTORY PLEASE HELP!!!
how did the environment (political, social, and physical) affect the religion of the 13 colonies? That's such a broad question, that it's difficult to answer. First, the colonies were in existence for close to 150 years before they became the United States. The environment ...
September 7, 2006 by INEEDHELP!!!

History
How did Spain's American colonies help make it the richest, most powerful nation in the world during the 16th century??
May 2, 2011 by Ann

U.S. History
According to Paine, how has our connection to England made the American colonies weaker in a military-political sense?
February 26, 2012 by Anonymous

american History
Can someone help me please. I am having a hard time answering this question. Do you think Great Britain was justified in imposing taxes on the colonies following the French and Indian War? Or do you believe the colonists had legitimate grievances regarding the British policy ...
November 4, 2010 by Maria

American History
Compare the involuntary migration of indentured servants and enslaved Africans to the America colonies. Identify similarities and differences.
February 10, 2009 by Suave

ap us history
my assignment is to develop a chart explaining the financing, motivation for founding, and political, social, and economic organization of each colonized area:(a) the plantation colonies, (b) new england, (c) the middle colonies.what elements did all these colonies have in ...
August 18, 2008 by alicia

World History
How did colonies with large European populations differ from other colonies?
February 22, 2010 by Kyle

Government
In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonists? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies
March 12, 2013 by john

Social Studies
In which type of colony did strict governors anger the colonist? A. the royal colonies B. the proprietary colonies C. the charter colonies D. the informed colonies
April 3, 2012 by Anonymous

History
In the time when the colonies were first being established who claimed the land to the west and north of the English colonies?
February 24, 2008 by Linda

AP US History
What were the diverse purposes of England's American colonies and how were those purposes altered in the early years of settlement?
September 11, 2009 by Katelynn

American History
In 1700, which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population?
July 13, 2011 by T

American History
In 1700, which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population
January 27, 2012 by Anonymous

american history
in 1700 which of the following colonies had the largest slave population relative to its overall population
December 16, 2012 by kim

U.S History
In the growth of the colonies,What were the cultural lifestyle and economic differences between the New England, Southern and Middle Colonies?
January 22, 2007 by COOL

History
Which of the following is not a type of North American Colonies? charter proprietary royal military I think the answer is military
October 4, 2013 by Steve

AP US History
To what extent would it be accurate to say that the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies had merged to create a single American Society by the outbreak of the revolution?
September 10, 2011 by Elizabeth

ap us history
how much more was the conflict between great Britain and her North american colonies economic origin rather than rooted in political and social controversies and differences.
September 19, 2012 by oscar

AP US history
By violating the Navigation Acts and developing their own trading patterns, were the American colonies also creating their own mercantile system?
September 13, 2012 by Jackie

U.S. History to 1865
I need some help with this question. How did the actions of the colonies, Great Britain and France contribute to the outcome of the American Revolution war? What kind of outcomes should I be looking for? Thanks for the help.
June 16, 2009 by B.B.

history american revolution
The inhabitants of the English colonies of North America have the rights: 2. That our ancestors, who first settled these colonies, were at the time of their emigration from the mother country entitled to all rights, liberties, and immunities (freedom from tax) of free and ...
October 19, 2008 by raleigh

U.S. History
To what extent would it be accurate to say that New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies had merged to create a single American Society by the end of the French and Indian War?
September 7, 2009 by Mara

History
The official policy of the British crown and Parliament toward the American colonies is essentially embodied in the economic and political theory of mercantilism; however, in reality sometimes by intent, mostly by accident, a policy of salutary neglect developed and flourished...
August 19, 2008 by Bill

American History
Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848)
March 31, 2011 by Sylvia

American History
Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848).
March 31, 2011 by Sylvia

american govt
what two events changed the relatively peaceful relationship between the American colonies and Great Britain
June 17, 2011 by Anonymous

History
The British government decided to tax the American colonies a. to pay off war debts b. to teach the colonists a lesson c. to increase the standard of living in Britain d. to finance westward expansion C
February 20, 2009 by Bella

social studies
Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it: a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies b) lacked a well-organized imperial system I think it is B but i think it could also be A
September 15, 2008 by Hannah

History
2) How did England view its North American colonies?(1point) As an economic drain As a land of savages As an economic resource*** As a place to put criminals 3) Who exemplified the Enlightenment? (1point) George Whitefield George Washington Jonathan Edwards Benjamin Franklin...
October 15, 2013 by Gabby

social studies
How did the search for a viable labor force affect the development of the southern colonies? What was the role of African- American slavery in the early colonial settlements? Why were twp southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?
July 31, 2009 by Jasmin

social studies
How did the search for a viable labor force affect the development of the southern colonies? What was the role of African-American slavery in the early colonial settlements? Why were two southern colonies initially resistant to slavery?
August 10, 2009 by Anonymous

History
What made the Great Depression unprecedented? Were the measures taken to end the longest economic downturn in American history consistent with the principles of the Progressive Era or a radical redirection in American history?
July 8, 2014 by Taylor Beach

History
Is this true or false. If it is true were can I find the web site to verify the answer. I am having a difficult time interputating what the statement is trying imply. Please could you help me. Thank you. American colonies were born out mass slaughter of native Indians and ...
March 13, 2011 by David

Social studies
I need pictures of fashion from the the 13 colonies. Could someone give me a good web site for this. I need the picture of fashion for the New England colonies, middle colonies and Southern Colonies. Please help me
February 13, 2011 by Told

history
Question #2 What were the three major regional groupings of colonies? How did their societies and cultures develop in the 17th and 18th centuries? What were the major factors that affected such development? What were the differences in the economic bases of the colonies?
February 15, 2010 by aakash

us history
Which statement was NOT used by the British to justify taxing the colonies after 1763? A. The British debt had increased as a result of the French and Indian War B. There were heavy administration expenses associated with maintaining the empire. c. These colonies should ...
September 14, 2008 by Joanne

5th grade social studies
What were the names of the colonies in New England, Middle Colonies and Southern Colonies
February 2, 2009 by LeeAnn

History
Hi for my school work I have to say out of which three colonies experienced more freedom in the seventeenth century which is hard for me to explain. The three colonies being New England,Dutch and Virginia/maryland If anyone can help thank you
October 20, 2012 by Jasmine

history
which statement was not used by the british government to justify taxing the colonies after 1763? A.the british national debt had increased as a result of the french and indian war B.heavy administrative expenses were associated with maintaining the empire C.the colonies ...
September 26, 2010 by ciara ross

history
doing an essay for english, i need help writing it. what were the diverse purposes of Englands american colonies and how were those purposes altered in the early years? i just need 3 purposes. if anyone can help i would appreciate it!!!! please!
August 31, 2012 by Cara

History
How did human history in North America during the period described in the prologue differ from the events of Asia, Eurasia, and Europe? How were these differences important to the international state of affairs in 1450 How was North American history described in the prologue? ...
June 14, 2007 by Sam

history
Struggling to answer completely and logically, please critique the below: Question: What were the similarities and differences between the five regions of British Colonial America and what factors worked to create a shared “American Identity” by the mid 18th century? At the ...
September 9, 2009 by c

american history
Sir George Grenville, King George's Chancellor of the Exchequer, enacted the Revenue Act of 1764 to raise revenue for maintenance of the British Army in America. In the colonies, it was commonly known as the _______ Act.
March 19, 2012 by arnold

American Goverment
What European country was England's primary rival in North America? In which colonies did the citizens have the most power over their own affairs? About how long after the conflict between Britain and the colonies broke into open warfare was the Declaration of Independence ...
March 1, 2013 by Annie

History HELP! ASAP
Congress's adoption of the declaration of independence confirmed a decisive shift in the conflict between the colonies and britain. Why did the colonies make this decisive breaak in 1776? In your answer, discuss some of the arguments for and against independence.
April 16, 2014 by Laura

American History Honors
How did John D. Rockefeller contribute to American History? -- a paragraph, please
March 9, 2009 by Ella

Social studies world history
What are the similarities between the northern and middle colonies. I only have one by far seeking relgios freedom but may anyone tell me more? And some similarities if you can about southern and middle colonies. Please and thank-you!
November 3, 2011 by Apple

History
Create a timeline tracking the major themes/paradigm shifts in American History from the Columbus's voyages through the Mexican-American War (1846-1848
May 21, 2011 by Demarauis

american history
Which of the following was the primary interest of the British goverment in approving James Oglethorpe's Georgia colony? A. developing new lands for rice production B.Thwarting spanish claims in the area south of carolina C. Providing an asylum for British debtors D. ...
June 26, 2013 by cathy

History
I have a question about American imperialsim. The American belief in superiority was one major factor that led to American imperialism. What were the social, economic, and strategic factors that also played a role in American imperialism? Thank you!
October 8, 2009 by Punkie

us history
Tracing the history of the colonial-British relations, defend or refute this statement: The American Revolution makes no sense.  From 1607 – 1775, the colonists, colonial governments, Parliament, and the King were all British – all under the umbrella of the same British laws ...
February 11, 2012 by Desiree

us history
i really need help with my thesis statement.... A society is characterized by similar values, shared institutions, and a common culture. Consider the following question: To what extent would it be accurate to say that the New England, Middle and Southern colonies had merged to...
September 15, 2012 by Ashley

american history
Following the Spanish-American War, and especially in regard to American occupation of the Philippines, most anti-imperialists argued that____
September 27, 2012 by Shawna

American History
What is an analogy for 1800's and current sports in american history?
September 29, 2008 by Sam

history 911
1. Which accurately describes the action taken by colonists in response to Parliament’s passage of the Intolerable Acts? A. They held the First Continental Congress. *** B. They formed an emergency government and elected a president. C. They created a continental army led by ...
November 27, 2014 by HELP MEEEEE

history
A society is characterized by similar values, mutual interests, shared institutions, and a common culture. Consider the following question: To what extent would it be accurate to say that the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies had merged to create a single American ...
September 1, 2006 by .

history
In the 1800s, the US established forts west of the Mississippi River from Louisiana to Minnesota to establish peace among warring American Indian tribes and to __________. A. provide American Indians with funds and goods for their survival B. strengthen trade between white ...
September 25, 2014 by katt<3bobby

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