Important effects of farming
1) The Spanish, French and English all explored America and left a lasting mark on the New World development. Compare and contrast the colonization methods used by each. Be sure to discuss the goals, characteristics and lasting effects of each power’s methods. As farming became fundamental to ancient societies in Central America, it had a drastic impact on the population of these societies. Identify what you believe to be the three most important effects of farming, and explain your choices thoroughly.
2) The Glorious Revolution impacted not only the mother country but also the colonies. What was the Glorious Revolution, what was its political impact in England, and how did it help shape the ideology of American colonists? The mercantilist system will eventually be cited as a reason for the American Revolution. However, this was not always the case. Define the mercantilist system and its effects on the colonies prior to 1760. Also, explain the initial colonial reaction to this system.
3) The colonials used both peaceful and violent methods to oppose the British policies imposed on America from 1763-75. Identify and elaborate on two such methods – one peaceful and one violent. Which of the two identified do you think was more effective and why? Explain the purpose of the Proclamation of 1763. Was the proclamation effective? Why or why not? How did colonials’ natives and the British react to both the Proclamation and its effects?
4) A number of disagreements occurred at the Constitutional Convention of 1787. What were they and how were they resolved? Describe and analyze the wartime experiences and the Revolution and the effects on women?