How did patriarchal ideals of family and community shape life and work in colonial America?

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Also, read Chapter 5 – Imperial Reforms and Colonial Protests, 1763-1774 (Links to an external site.) – and submit a text response to two of the following questions by Friday, September 18th at midnight.

Requirements: The response must be AT LEAST 200 words and double spaced, and make clear which TWO questions you are responding to please.

This a low-stakes assignment, meaning that I want you to start thinking about these questions and preparing for answering complex historical questions on the exams.

How did patriarchal ideals of family and community shape life and work in colonial America? What happened when men failed to live up to those ideals?

How did social, economic, and political tensions contribute to an increase in accusations of witchcraft?

What was the relationship between the Enlightenment and the religious revivals of the early eighteenth century?

What was the immediate impact of the Great Awakening, and what were its legacies for American relgious and social life?