PERIOD 2:

1607-1754

PERIOD 2 SHORT HISTORIES

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really, Period 2?!

New England featured the first public schools in world history. The community funded the education of the children, which is one reason New Englanders were the most literate people in the world.

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PERIOD 2 ARTIFACTS (aka, primary sources)

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Amerigo Vespucci, explorer, letter to his patron, 1502

Amerigo Vespucci, explorer, letter to his patron, 1502

A DISCOURSE CONCERNING WESTERN PLANTING

INCREDIBLE ABUNDANCE

“Report of Raleigh’s first exploration of the American coast,” Captain Arthur Barlow, 1584

Chief Powhatan, speech by John Smith, Virginia, 1609

WHY WILL YOU DESTROY US?

Discourse of the present estate of Virginia, book Ralph Hamor, Colonial Official, 1614.

THE VALUABLE COMMODITY OF TOBACCO

Richard Lowther (laborer) and Edward Hurd (land owner), Virginia, 1627

CONTRACT FOR INDENTURED SERVITUDE

“Modell of Christian Charity,” speech, (eventual) Governor John Winthrop, 1629

A CITY UPON A HILL

Slave laws, 1644–1740

INSTITUTIONALIZING SLAVERY

John White, English painter, 1585

WATERCOLORS OF AMERICAN WILDLIFE

John White, English painter, 1585

WATERCOLORS OF AMERICAN INDIANS

Poem, Michael Drayton, 1606

ODE TO THE VIRGINIA VOYAGE

Letter from William Capps,
Virginia House of Burgesses representative, 1623

CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

“Starving Time”: A True Relation
of Proceedings, memoir, George Percy, Jamestown president, 1624

STARVING TIME IN JAMESTOWN

Gov. Jon Winthrop, general considerations for the plantation in New England with an answer to several objections, 1629

WHAT WARRANT HAVE WE TO TAKE THEIR LAND?

A Short and True Description of New England, book, Reverend Francis Higginson, 1629

THIS COUNTRY ABOUNDETH NATURALLY

Minutes of the council and general court of colonial Virginia, 1640

SENTENCED TO LIFE

Act of the director and council of New Netherland, 1644.

SLAVES SUE FOR THEIR FREEDOM

A brief history of the warre with the Indians in New-England, report, book, Reverend Increase Mather, 1676

REVEREND MATHER ON WHY WARRE CAME

A relacion of the Indyan war, report of interview with Metacomet (King Phillip), John Easton, colonial official, 1675

KING PHILLIP ON WHY THE WAR CAME

The Old Indian Chronicle, book, Nathaniel Saltonstall, New England official, c. 1677

THE WHITE MAN SET A HIGH VALUE ON THINGS

New England primer, textbook, 1690

PURITAN CHILDREN LEARN THEIR ABCs

The Indians delivering up the English captives to colonel Bouquet, Pierre Charles Canot,  1765

A SURPRISING OCCURENCE

Ignacio Maria Barreda, 1777

THE MEXICAN CASTES

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