13 Colonies Part II: Settlement of Additional Colonies – U.S. History


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This lesson is part II of the settlement of North American colonies. In part I we covered: Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, Providence, Connecticut and New Hampshire. In this lesson, we cover: New Amsterdam / New Netherlands, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North & South Carolina, and Georgia. Major players, themes, and events are covered to help the student understand motivations and goals of the settlers of these colonies. Content includes:

• New Amsterdam / Netherlands: Henry Hudson, purchase of Manhattan from the Native Americans, establishment of the Port of New York, diverse population, capture by England and the renaming to New York
• New Jersey: the Duke of York’s gift to settlers, enticements to new settlers
• Pennsylvania: William Penn, creation of Philadelphia, Quaker persecution, religious freedom,
• Delaware: settlement by Sweden, independence from William Penn
• Maryland: Calvert aka Lord Baltimore, safe location for Catholics
• Carolina: division into North and South
• Georgia: James Oglethorpe, home for debtors and the poor

Like most of the videos on Mr. Raymond’s Civics and Social Studies Academy’s lessons, this video ends with a review “quiz.” Remember that the PowerPoint in this video as well as a variety of lesson plans, worksheets, smartboard files, and activities, are available at Teachers Pay Teachers.

As a social studies teacher, I have often looked for good YouTube video clips to show my students. I hope these videos will serve as a supplement to lessons for civics teachers, US history teachers, US government teachers and their students. I have also thought that these videos could help those who are going to take the naturalization test to become US Citizens.

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