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Roanoke (Frozen's "Let It Go" Parody) - @MrBettsClass. Jamestown Colony ("Shut Up and Dance" parody) - @MrBettsClass. Roanoke (Frozen's "Let It Go" Parody) - @MrBettsClass. History, Pictures, and Information for Kids. A pirate ship's cannon fires a warning blast.

History, Pictures, and Information for Kids

The explosion rocks a nearby merchant ship. Musket balls fly. Grenades explode. A wounded helmsman staggers. He lets go of the ship's wheel, and the ship swings around crazily. IT WAS A REIGN OF FEAR that lasted two long years. The pirates often determined a ship's nationality first. Merchant crews often surrendered without a fight the moment they saw Blackbeard's flag. BLACKBEARD WAS BRITISH, probably born before 1690. Soon the cunning, fearless Teach became captain of his own ship—one he had stolen! MOST MERCHANT SHIPS carried little, if any, actual treasure. As Teach's power and reputation as the most frightening of pirates grew, so did his beard and hair.

Some merchant ships carried passengers—often targets of pirates. Blackbeard once took over a large cargo ship carrying many wealthy passengers—including children—as it sailed out of Charleston, South Carolina. All through the night Maynard's men prepared for the next day's fighting. National Geographic: Pirates of the Whydah. Grim Life Cursed Real Pirates of Caribbean. Stefan Lovgrenfor National Geographic News July 11, 2003 Pirates have been figures of fascination and fear for centuries.

Grim Life Cursed Real Pirates of Caribbean

The most famous buccaneers have been shrouded in legend and folklore for so long that it's almost impossible to distinguish between myth and reality. Hollywood movies—filled with buried treasures, eye patches, and the Jolly Roger—depict pirate life as a swashbuckling adventure. Thirteen Colonies - BrainPOP.

13 Colonies « Games for the 13 Colonies for Kids (overviews) Colonial House . Interactive History. Quick View Comparison: Pilgrims, Puritans, Quakers for Kids - Who were they and what did they believe? - 1. Pilgrims: A small group of people arrived in the New World from England on a ship named the Mayflower.

Quick View Comparison: Pilgrims, Puritans, Quakers for Kids - Who were they and what did they believe? - 1

They landed at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts. Back in England, everyone had to belong to the Church of England. The Pilgrims did not want to belong to the Church of England. Southern Colonies - The 13 Colonies for Kids. Life in the Southern Colonies Life was very different in the rural southern colonies of Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Southern Colonies - The 13 Colonies for Kids

The weather in the south provided a long growing season, which allowed crops like rice, cotton, and tobacco to flourish. The south also exported indigo (a blue dye made from native plants). To produce enough rice or cotton or tobacco to make a profit took a great deal of land and labor. Middle Colonies - The 13 Colonies for Kids. The Middle Colonies for Kids: The Breadbasket colonies The Middle Colonies were composed of what is today the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Middle Colonies - The 13 Colonies for Kids

Because the soil was rich in the Middle colonies, farmers were able to grow more grain than they could use. They began selling grain to other colonies and to England, shipping out of the big ports in Philadelphia and New York. New England Colonies - The 13 Colonies for Kids. 13 Colonies Map: 13 colonies names matching map game. Select and drop the colony name on the dot Social Studies 13 Colonies Timeline13 Colonies Facts To link to this page, copy the following code to your site: <a href=" Colonies </a>

13 Colonies Map: 13 colonies names matching map game

13 Colonies « Colonial Occupations. 13 Colonies Trades and Jobs. Cooper Coopers were tradesman who made casks, buckets, barrels, and containers for flour, gunpowder, tobacco, shipping, wine, milk, and other liquids.

13 Colonies Trades and Jobs

One kind of container, the hogshead, was used to ship huge quantities of tobacco from the colonies to England. Because the demand for containers was high, colonial coopers made millions of such containers every year. Although coopers are traditionally known for creating barrels (casks), it was actually the “tight cooper” who made them. Other coopers began specializing in making specific types of containers that they could mass produce quickly.

The construction of a barrel (more accurately called a cask) took skill, experience, and significant manual labor. The word cooper comes from the Middle English word “couper,” which means tub or container. On the Trail of Captain John Smith: A Jamestown Adventure. History Globe. In 1606, some 105 adventurers set off from England to try and establish the first permanent English colony in the New World.

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They settled in what is now the state of Virginia and called their colony first James Fort, and then James Towne, in honor of James I, the King of England. The early years of the colony were nearly a total disaster. Almost half of the settlers died due to poor choices in settlement location, management of resources, and quarrels with the indigenous Powhatan Indians. You are the Captain of the Jamestown Colony: Can you do any better than the real colonists? You will have a copy of the London Company's Instructions to help guide you. Scoring Factors: After you make all your decisions, you will receive a report on the state of your colony based on these factors: Food: How well can you provide it for your colonists? Make History: You will get to compare your colony to the historical Jamestown at the end.