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Flashcards in Colonial Life Deck (13):
1

What was the daily struggle for the frontier?

Daily fight to survive

2

Why were people more literate in the colonies?

Religious reasons, to read and write the bible

3

What did the great awakening spread?

Covenant theology

4

What religious gov did New England use?

Puritan theocracy

5

What religion gov was in the middle colonies?

Quakers

6

What religion were the rich southerns?

Anglicans (episcopalian)

7

What religion were the poor southerners?

Baptists

8

Who were the religious minorities?

Catholics and Jews

9

What did free blacks have before bacons rebellion?

Equal rights

10

Slaves were a product of what?

Triangle trade

11

What were boys educated for in New England?

Fathers job

12

What were girls educated for?

Being a wife and mother

13

What did the frontier do to colonists?

Made them tougher