Chapter 3 Learning Goals:

SECTION 1 "England and Its Colonies"
  1. Explain the economic relationship between England and its American colonies.
  2. Describe how tensions arose between England and the colonies.
  3. Summarize how salutary neglect of the colonies after 1688 planted the seeds of self-government.

SECTION 2 "The Agricultural South"
  1. Trace the development of a plantation economy in the American South.
  2. Describe the slave trade and the role of slavery in the plantation economy.
  3. Describe life for colonial slaves.

SECTION 3 "The Commercial North"
  1. Trace the development of a varied and thriving economy in the North.
  2. Explain the diverse society of the North and the tensions that led to witchcraft trials in Salem.
  3. Summarize the influence of the Enlightenment and the Great Awakening.

SECTION 4 "The French and Indian War"
  1. Trace the development of the French-British colonial rivalry.
  2. Summarize the French and Indian War.
  3. Explain the war's effects on the relationship between Britain and its colonies.


Chapter 3 Assignments

In-Class Activities
Readings are due the next school day unless otherwise noted
Homework Assignments
Assignments are due the next school day unless otherwise noted
  • Explain the relationship between England and the colonies under salutary neglect
  • Read this web page about the Middle Passage
  • Read Section 3-1
  • No written assignment
  • Chapters 2-3 Quiz on Tuesday, 12.9.14
  • Review French patterns of colonization.
  • Discuss the causes and effects of the French-Indian War.
  • Review Chapter 3.
  • Handout from History Lessons and Section 3-4 pp. 85-89. Take notes as you read.
  • Quiz over Chapters 2-3 Today
  • Begin working on 4-1 Questions
  • Read Section 4-1 pp. 96-102. Take notes as you read.

Chapter 3 Study Terms:

  • Mercantilism (Favorable balance of trade)
  • Navigation Acts
  • Northern Colonies vs. Southern Colonies
  • Middle Passage
  • Sugar Act
  • Proclamation of 1763
  • Effects of French-Indian War