The English Colonies, 1605-1760
Guide: Settling for Determinism
These resources highlight education, religion, and cultural practices of Pilgrim and Puritan settlers. Use these resources to support students' understanding of life in early colonial settlements. Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.
Time Period Key Understandings
- New advancements in technology can produce widespread social, cultural, and political change
- Events can have multiple outcomes and include unintended consequences
- Powerful nations' ability to control wealth and resources increases their ability to influence other nations
- Cultural exchanges can occur intentionally and unintentionally
- A civilization's success and growth is largely dependent on geographical location
- Culture is the product of shared economic, religious, and political values
- Regional characteristics can influence people's perspectives
- Compare and contrast Pilgrims and Puritans; how were their views and practices similar and different?
- What were the early experiences of Pilgrims and Puritan encounters with Native Americans like?
- Many early European colonists came to North American to practice religious freedom. To what extent were these colonists able to practice religion freely?
- Overview: Settling for Determinism
- Outlines: Outline
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1-Pilgrims and Puritans
- Lesson: 2- Colonists and Native Americans
- Lesson: 3-The First Thanksgiving
- Lesson: 4-Dissent among the Colonists
- Lesson: Closing
- Facts & Figures: Colonies: Religious Census, 1775
- Reference Articles: Calvinism
- Reference Articles: Colonial Religion
- Reference Articles: Puritans and Native Americans
- Reference Articles: Pilgrims
- Reference Articles: Society of Friends
- Biographies: Hutchinson, Anne
- Biographies: Winthrop, John
- Political, Government & Court Documents: Hutchinson, Anne: Trial (1637)
- Political, Government & Court Documents: Mayflower Compact (1620)
- Political, Government & Court Documents: New England Confederation: Charter (1643)
"Settling for Determinism." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2019, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/2153061. Accessed 15 Sept. 2019.
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