History and Political Science

History and Political Science


The 17th century saw the rise of English colonization along the Atlantic seaboard. Discuss the development of these early colonies, the religious and economic motivations behind immigration to them, and the rise of slavery within them. How large a role did unfree immigration play in these colonies? What are the myths that Daniels seeks to debunk about both white and black immigration?


1. Gallows Birds

2. Indentured Servants

3. The Great Migration

4. Senegambians, Angolans, and Ibos

5. Ann Hutchinson and George Calvert