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Social Studies Chapter 5
Topic: The Struggle to Found Colonies 

Subtopics:
Hard Times in Virginia: England founded Jamestown the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607

New European Colonies: The search for Northwest Passage
led to the founding of French and Dutch colonies in North America

The First Colonies: In search of religious freedom, English
settlers established colonies in New England
The 13 English Colonies: By 1733 the English had established 13 colonies along the east coast of North America

Vocabulary:
charter
stock
cash crop
indentured servant
House of Burgers
Northwest Passage
Pilgrim
Separatist
persecution
Mayflower Compact
Puritan
fact
opinion
dissenter
proprietor
debtor

Reading Resources:
The Pilgrims’ First Thanksgiving
by Ann McGovern
If You Lived In Colonial Times (If You.)
by Ann McGovern and June Otani
Colonial Times from A to Z
by Bobbie Kalman
The New Americans: Colonial Times: 1620-1689
(The American Story) by Betsy Maestro and Giulio Maestro
Chronicle Of America: Colonial Times, 1600-1700
(Chronicle of America) by Joy Masoff


Websites:
www.sfsocialstudies.com
www.mariner.org
www.rilin.state.ri.us
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html