class was your place in society.
the first great awaking happened in the 1730s where people thought they left touch with their religion.
preachers started preaching and having revival meetings.
In education new England are the colonies leading the way the middle and southern colonies didn't have public schools.
50 families needed a teacher and 100 families needed a school, but schools were only 1 room children.
marriage back then was 18 and 20s, and the amount of families were
Hunted: deer, rabbit, and birds,
Raised: pigs, cattle, and chickens
Problem, no refrigerators
Meat had been salted,smoked, or pickled
Colonists used a lot of spices
Pumpkins, squash, sweet potatoes, turnips, carrots,
They cook there food constantly
The heat reduced the chance from spoiling
Gatherings, meetings, Sunday services
Neighborhoods cut trees
Sharing the work made it faster and more fun
Dolls, marbles, and tops,
Games: tag, blind mans buff, stoolbal
Adult games: bowling, pool, cards, animal hunts,
Fairs: dance contest, catching pig or climb a greased pig.
Lots of growth in the colonies.
We are more developed and we have a better society in the late 1700s
Economic opportunities, natural resources
Up until this point, Britain left the colonies to solve their on colonies, but the monarch still owns them
America was learning to govern themselves
There were 3: general assemblies, governors, councils.
Decided how to spend tax money.
The colonist had more freedom in the new world, than the people in Europe.