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Assignment: In your table group you will present and try to convince the class that your colonial region is the place to move in the North America.

*You are essentially teaching the class about your region.

Format: You may do any of the following to present your information…

  • PPT
  • Prezi
  • Canva
  • Poster
  • Pamphlet
  • *Info must be presented in a clear and engaging fashion (2 point)


  • New England (MA, CT, NH, RI)
  • Middle Colonies (PA, NJ, NY, DE)
  • Chesapeake (VA, MD)
  • South (NC, SC, GA)

Required information: (2 points each)

  • Who is moving to the region and why? (Men, women, families…religious freedom, trade, indentured servitude, Yeoman ideal, etc…).
  • What is the economy based on?
  • What is the climate like?
  • Life expectancy?
  • Family life?
  • Religion?
  • Education?
  • Social hierarchy?
  • Labor - who is doing the work?
  • Anything that stands out? Makes your colony unique?
  • What are the negatives or drawbacks about your region? Yes, you have to mention them.

Sources: You may start with your textbook. You need three additional and valid sources (books, library databases, etc..) (1 point)

  • No ChatGPT or other AI allowed.
  • You will need to turn in a bibliography in Chicago Manual of Style format. You may use a bibliography generator.