Discuss the impact that European contact with the Americas had on Native American life. Reference at least two specific civilizations or tribes in your response.
Describe how slavery developed and entrenched itself in the British North American colonies. Include a discussion of how racial ideologies developed.
Compare and contrast the different standards of living, political participation, and economic development generally in the southern British colonies versus the northern ones in the 1600s. Did these differences continue into the 1700s?
While historians long argued that the abundance of free land and the egalitarian nature of the frontier encouraged the development of democratic institutions, evidence to the contrary exists. Discuss and evaluate this statement. Include in your discussion the colonial need for land and labor and how that need was met.