The Puritan culture of the New England colonies of the seventeenth century was
distinctive in ... In their spare time, the Puritans devoted time to recording the
ways in which God was present in the...
What was life like for colonists in the 1700s? ... What did the colonials do in their
free time? ... In their free time, children would play games played today such as
their parents made their toys out of scraps and things that were not needed. Little
girls in Colonial ... Many times children would make up games on the spur of the
moment. When the children ... have much free time to play, they made their own ...
in Virginia, the largest and most populous colony. Many of ... How did planters
earn a living? ... 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 had little free time but dances were popular, visits with other people,
hunting, horse races, ... What did families in the middle colonies do in their free
How did the inhabitants of the French colonies in North America spend their free
time? That is the subject of this article, which ... Inns and taverns played an
important role in social life, just as they do today. These meeting places were
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.
What did families do for fun in Early Maryland? ... During the day they planted
crops, prepared food, and patched their homes and fences. Evenings ... If they
had time, they might have played games such as draughts (checkers), chess, and
blind-man's bluff. ... By letting them roam free, the animals could find their own
Although Iroquois children did not have much free time, to have fun they would
play with cornhusk dolls, toys and games, including sports like lacrosse.
When there were no cars, no computers, few hospitals and no free public schools
? ... With no computers to help with bookkeeping, the colonists kept track of their
... schools did begin in towns or a well-to-do family might hire a tutor for their
children. ... to find out what was important to the farmers and businessmen of the