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North America in the 17th century


Identify cultural groups who inhabited North America in the 17th century (i.e., Puritans, Quakers, Spanish, and French). 4.1.2

Links verified 7/2/2013

  1. 375 years ago at 360 degrees - view panoramic displays of life in the early colonies
  2. America as a Religious Refuge: the 17th Century - includes information about the Puritans | Part 2 includes information about the Quakers
  3. Cotton Mather - insight into him will give your students insight into the Puritans
  4. The Goody Parsons Witchcraft Case - Her story is a fascinating one that sheds light on the workings of the Puritan mind and the complicated social and cultural situation of the period.
  5. The 1692 Salem Witch Trials: Documents and Participants - research the historical documents of this Puritan witch hunt
  6. Through the Looking Glass - historical documents regarding the Mayflower families
  7. Timeline of Plymouth Colony - from the 1620's to the 1690's
  8. Would You Have Survived on the Colony? - An eight question quiz allows a student to compare life today to the Colonial culture.

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