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Ch 4: History Alive Chapter 4: Life in the Colonies

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The Life in the Colonies chapter of this TCI History Alive The United States Through Industrialism Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with life in the colonies. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Life in the Colonies textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the History Alive Life in the Colonies chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the colonial life topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The challenges faced in the first English settlements
  • How life was in the Southern colonies
  • The triangular trade route
  • World events that influenced the colonies
  • How slave life was in the colonies

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4 Lessons in Chapter 4: History Alive Chapter 4: Life in the Colonies
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The 13 Colonies: Life in Early America

1. The 13 Colonies: Life in Early America

What was it like to live in America during the colonial period? Just like today, it depended where you were. Learn about the factors that categorized all of the American colonies, as well as the differences between the northern, middle and southern colonies.

The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade

2. The 13 Colonies: Developing Economy & Overseas Trade

England's intention had always been for the colonies to make them rich. The plan worked, but it became more difficult for England to make sure things stayed that way. And even with regulation, the colonies prospered, too.

The 13 Colonies: World Events that Influenced Colonial America

3. The 13 Colonies: World Events that Influenced Colonial America

How come New York seems like part of the Northeast instead of a Middle colony? Where did the Amish come from? What gave colonists the idea that they had a right to representation when there was a king? What's the difference between England and Great Britain? If these were English colonies, how come so many Americans say they have Scottish or Scots-Irish ancestry? This lesson answers these questions and other mysteries of American history.

Rise of Slave Trade: Black History in Colonial America

4. Rise of Slave Trade: Black History in Colonial America

In this lesson, you'll learn a little about the slave trade, the growth and characteristics of slavery in the colonial period - including laws regulating the institution and the population of free blacks in the English colonies.

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