Google Images; Colonial Life
YouTube videos -
Kids : A celebration of life in the 1700s An incredible Think Quest
site. Tons of information, pictures and activities.
on the Web Lots of words but no pictures
Families.com Trace your ancestry back to the Mayflower. Lots of other
Ancient Mariner Fife, Drum and Chanteymen portraying the life of a
sailor in colonial times
Bidwell House Museum A 1750 colonial house.
Times through Children's Literature Carol Hurst's literature page;
some really neat insights and connections.
America - Thematic Units K - 12 Someone's done a lot of work here.
Good resource of you want info about something specific such as art, clothing
African American Experience during colonial times
America Time Line A superb site with with time divided into sections
from 1607 - 1734. Each section includes focus topic, lessons, activities,
quizzes and links. Really excellent.
Map Collection Great collection of rare maps. Don't forget the 42 inch
Jamestown Lots of maps, charts, images and information.
Rediscovery History of Jamestown as well as current archaeological
Boston Tea Party A well written description
Stamp Act 1765 Every word of the Act is here.
Sugar Act - 1774 Every word of this one too
Townshend Acts - 1767 Amazing what the British did.
Tea Act - 1773 Not surprising they dumped the tea in the harbor after
all these acts.
Last Updated September 13, 2009