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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England_Puritan_culture_and_recreation

The Puritan culture of the New England colonies of the seventeenth century was influenced by Calvinist Theology, which believed in a "just, almighty God" and a lifestyle that consisted of pious, consecrated actions. The Puritans participated in their own forms of recreational activity, including ... Taylor spent extensive amounts of time pondering and searching the ...

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What did the colonials do in their free time? What games did they play ... In their free time, children would play games played today such as checkers, hopscotch ...

www.noahwebsterhouse.org/discover/kids-corner/colonial-fun.htm

Like most colonists, Noah Webster lived on a farm. ... Many times children turned their work into games to make it more fun or to make the time go by faster. ... If they did not have to card wool or do other chores, they played board games or did ...

www.reference.com/history/did-colonists-fun-73ae87fcc6b22960

Most of colonial life was spent doing work, but colonists did have some time for ... and after meetings, and many times they let their cattle graze in the common.

www.historyisfun.org/pdf/colonial-life/Colonial_Life.pdf

American colonies and about 500,000 of them lived ... How did planters earn a living? To earn ... to do the work for him, often in exchange for farm products or return labor. .... vegetables and tobacco during their spare time, and sometimes they.

www.pencaderheritage.org/main/teachtool/games.pdf

Colonial Children's Games. In Colonial times, children didn't have electronic toys, or factories to make their toys. Many children or their parents made their toys ...

www.historymuseum.ca/virtual-museum-of-new-france/daily-life/entertainment

How did the inhabitants of the French colonies in North America spend their free time? That is the subject of this article, which begins with a look at theatrical and ...

www.eduplace.com/ss/socsci/books/content/ilessons/51/ils_gr5b_u3_c06_l2.pdf

In the 1600s, the Middle Colonies accepted people of different religions ... Girls did housework, cooking, and sewing. The climate and soil of the Middle Colonies were very good for ... Merchants there sold the farmers' ... what to do. Colonists ...

www.teachervision.com/sports/17th-century-pastimes-sports

The earlysettlers had little time for games or amusements. Nevertheless young people did spend some time at play.There were few items of luxury so the ...

www.marinersmuseum.org/sites/micro/cbhf/native/nam008.html

Weroances and Their Tribes ... One dance that honored the early Jamestown colonists was the "welcome" dance. ... Continue to: What Did They Look Like?