Discussion: The Cost of Expansion
Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:
· Textbook: Chapter 3, 4
· Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions For the initial post, pick two (2) of the following settlements:
· Southern colonies
· Chesapeake colonies
· Middle colonies
· New England colonies
Then, address the following for your selections:
· Compare and contrast the settlement patterns.
· What forces and ideas shaped their origin?
· Examine the influence of religion for those settlements (e.g., Puritanism, Quakers, and the Anglican Church).
Follow-Up Post Instructions Compare your selections and analysis of those selections with those of your peers. If they chose different settlements, examine how yours are similar and/or different. If they chose the same settlements, build on their posts by providing additional information about the settlements that you have not already noted in your own post.