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APUSH-3-A

Social structure


1.  Family

2.  Farm and town life; the economy


Resources:

History as Destiny: The Case of New York City
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant interactive tools:
New York Is a Business Town
New York Is a Business Town

Colonial City: Revolutionary Battleground
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant transcripts:
Why Boston Declined

The Origins of Slavery in the New World
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
Laws and Statutes: Slave Labor Expands

Relevant transcripts:
Professor Foner explains the social and economic impact of rice cultivation in the South.

Relevant interactive tools:
Professor Foner discusses the tobacco-based system of slavery in the Chesapeake
Professor Foner discusses the tobacco-based system of slavery in the Chesapeake

Slave Resistance
Resource Type: Primary Source
A newspaper advertisement offering a reward for the return of a runaway slave (Virginia Gazette, February 15, 1770).

Systems of Slavery: The North
Resource Type: Primary Source
The Newport Historical Society cannot determine whether the black child depicted in this portrait of the Potter family in Rhode Island is free or slave. The adult male figure here may be the John Potter who manumitted his slaves after becoming a Quaker. The British influence on the fashion and tastes of American colonial elites is conveyed through dress (c.1740-70).

Systems of Slavery: The South
Resource Type: Primary Source
The labor-intensive process of rice cultivation on a plantation near Savannah, Georgia (1867).

Systems of Slavery: The South
Resource Type: Primary Source
Charleston, with its intense maritime activities and fine urban architecture (173739).

Systems of Slavery: The North
Resource Type: Primary Source
Slave market in the port city of New York (1730). Slavery figured in the economy of the Northern colonies though it was not central to it.


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