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about colonial people

Maya Duffy - Streck 2018 Colonial Ebook (1)

Colonial times

By Maya Duffy

Table of Contents

1 Welcome to Our Village
2 Let Me Introduce Myself: The Colonial People
3 Clothes Shop
4 Recipes for Colonists
5 Colonies Hard working jobs /slaves.
6 Colonies fun and games.
7 Glossary.
8 Bibliography

Welcome to the 13 Colonies!

A colony is a place owned by another country. The 13 colonies
in America were owned by England and ruled by King George .

Beginning about 400 years ago Europeans started to come to
America to start colonies. Explorers had gone back to Europe
and told them about this new land.

watch this video to learn a little more about the 13 colonies

Welcome to our village Colonial time villages

Many of the homes in Colonial America ● Some homes were built from brick.
were built from bricks. The streets were
narrower and more uneven than our ● Animals lived in homes like cows
roads today. A few buildings were large.
All the people gathered in one room that ● Garbage was on floor
was used for dining, meeting and
sleeping. Colonial towns were very small Same about our townes
and close together. It's cool that animals,
like cows and goats, lived in homes. ● That we both have
People threw garbage out onto the street. animals.

● Some homes are built from


Our homes today.

● are in trashkins.
● Animals are in farms.
● We have fancy Garbage


This is somethings we have in common
with the colonial.

This is the colonial villages

We have trash cans today but back then These are our home
they didn't. today

Are animals have farms but back then they

Let Me Introduce Myself-The Colonial People

My father has a trade . He is a silversmith. Here is what he does:
he can melt silver coins. He can also make fancy bowls and

There is also a blacksmith in our town. Here is what he does: he
makes things from iron.

There are also slaves in our town. Here is what they do: work
on tobacco plantations , cook and clean homes.

There is also a wheelwright in our town; here is what he does: he
makes wheels and trades with people and makes things that
other people need. He also makes thing from wood.

Jobs in My Village There are slaves in my
My dad, the Silversmith

My neighbor, Tom, Is a My other neighbor is a wheelwright

Clothes shop.

Girls always wore long dresses that covered their ankles and
elbows. Girls clothes were expensive and took time to make. At
home they wore aprons to keep their dress clean They always
wore hats on their head, even at home.

Many boys did not wear long pants. They wore knee length
pants called breeches, When they were outdoor in the cold, they
wore long wooden stocks, Zippers were not invented yet.. All of
the men and boys wore hats.

Click here to watch a video on colonial girls clothes

Click to watch a video on colonial boys clothes

Recipes for colonists

The colonists ate three meals a day; breakfast, lunch ,and supper.
For many meals they ate the same things. They would eat:

-Corn mush with maple syrup.
-dinner stew made of meat and vegetables.
-supper another bowl of mush, but without the syrup.

Where did the food come from?

-they grew most food -corn pumpkins ,squash-apples.
-men hunted deer,rabbits, squirrels.
-children fished plus dug clams and oysters out of sand near the ocean.

How was the food cooked?

-Flat iron skillet that hung over a fire

The Colonists Join Together

Leaders of the colonies met in Philadelphia. George Washington and
John Adams-the first two presidents of the United States -were at the
meeting. They wrote the Declaration of Independence and sent it to
King George, and it started the revellushen.

watch this video little more it's amazing


King George-King of England and ruler of the colon
Breeches - short pants colonial boys wore


Isaacs, Sally Senzell. Life in a Colonial Town. Heinemann Library, 2001.
Kalman, Bobbie. A Visual Dictionary of a Colonial Community. Crabtree Pub. Co., 2008.
Kalman, Bobbie. The General Store. Crabtree Pub., 1997.

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