I. Origin

1.) Date colony was founded by the English:
2.) What Native American and European groups could be found in your colony?



3.) List 3 interesting and/or important events in the history of the colony
a.)



b.)



c.)





II. Geography (colonial times)


1.) What colonies border the colony?


2.) Describe the climate:




3.) Major cities/towns:




4.)Major physical features (landforms, rivers, bays, etc.):



III. Colonial Culture (PERSIA)-


Use the PERSIA acronym to describe the culture of your colony. Remember culture is the sum total of a group’s ways of living.


1.) P=Political


a.) Who was in charge of your colony when the English took over?






2.) E=Economic


a.) How did your colony accumulate wealth (list crops and industries)?






3.) R=Religion


a.) What religious institutions (churches) dominated your colony?





4.) S=Society


a.) What jobs were available in your colony? Who were the upper class,
middle class, and lower class people?







5.) I=Intellectual


a.) Where did children learn? List college(s) founded in your colony?






6.) A=Artistic Expression


a.) What famous people were associated with your colony?