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The Thirteen Colonies/ Los Trece Colonias
The Thirteen Colonies
Text: Tiger Lilly
Information: Brainpop and the book Los Trece Colonias by Kate Connell
Image: Britannica Encyclopedia online edition
The 13 colonies were the first major settlements in North America in the 1600’s and 1700’s. They were: Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. People from Spain, France, and the Netherlands started coming to the “New World” in the 1500’s seeking wealth or escaping persecution. They came by boat and settled on the east coast because it was closer to Europe. The first permanent colony was an English colony called Jamestown. It was settled in 1607 and is now Virginia. Then in 1620, the settlement Plymouth was established and is now Massachusetts. France had control over Canada and the Midwest of the United States. But when the English along with the Native Americans won the French and Indian war (1754 - 1763) they got control over Canada. A lot of colonists became farmers, fishermen, and merchants. New England, which was made up of the states Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont became a large center of commerce. A lot of the colonists, especially those from England, used English customs such as fashion, language, religion, and lifestyle. Most of the colonists owned slaves that had been kidnapped from Africa. Others owned indentured servants who owed them the work for helping them get to America. In the Thirteen Colonies, the women and girls cooked and cleaned while the boys and men farmed and built. England had control over the Thirteen Colonies even though people from all around Europe lived in them and England was charging a lot of taxes to the people. Eventually the citizens of the Thirteen Colonies had had enough and retaliated and the Revolutionary War began. The colonists won the war and gained independence and the United States of America was born.
Jamestown - Look! It's a triangle! Geometry rocks!
Las Trece Colonias
Texto: Tiger Lilly
Información: Brainpop y Los Trece Colonias por Kate Connell
Imagen: Image: Britannica Encyclopedia edición de internet
Las Trece Colonias eran los primeros establecimientos mayores en Norteamérica en los años 1600s hasta 1700s. Eran Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina y Georgia. Gente de España, Los Países Bajos y Francia empezaron a venir al "Nuevo Mundo" en los años 1500s buscando riqueza o escapando persecución. Vinieron por barco y se establecieron en la costa del este porque era más cerca a Europa. La primera colonia permanente era una colonia de Inglaterra llamada Jamestown. Fue establecido en 1607 y ahora es Virginia. Entonces en 1620, la colonia Plymouth fue establecido y ahora es Massachusetts. Francia tenía autoridad sobre Canadá y el medio oeste de los Estados Unidos. Pero cuando los Ingleses junto con los Nativos Americanos ganaron la guerra Francesa e Indígena (1754-1763) consiguieron el control sobre Canadá. Muchos colonistas se volvieron granjeros, pescadores y comerciantes. Nueva Inglaterra, que fue hecho de los estados Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island y Vermont se convirtió en un gran centro de comercio. Muchos de los colonistas, especialmente los de Inglaterra, usaron costumbres de Inglaterra como ropa de moda, lenguaje, religión y estilo de vida. Lo mayor parte de los colonistas tenían esclavos que fueron capturado de África. Otros tenían sirvientes le debieron el trabajo por ayudarlos a llegar a América. En las Trece Colonias, las niñas y mujeres cocinaron y limpiaron durante que los niños y hombres cultivaron y construyeron. Inglaterra controlaba los Trece Colonias aunque gente de alrededor de Europa vivían allí y Inglaterra estaba cargando muchos impuestos de la gente. Eventualmente, los ciudadanos de las Trece Colonias habían tenido suficiente y se retaliaron y la Guerra Revolucionaria empezó. Los colonistas ganaron la guerra y consiguieron su independencia y los Estados Unidos de América se nació.
Christopher ColumbusText by: Tiger LilyPhoto from: Britannica Image questInformation from: Brain Pop Christopher Columbus is most commonly known as the man who discovered the “New world” (the Americas) even though the Vikings had arrived in Canada nearly 500 years earlier. Columbus was born in 1436 in Genoa which is now part of Italy. Columbus worked for many trading companies across Europe and made a good living. Eventually Columbus and his brother, a map maker named Bartolomeo came up with an idea to become even more wealthy. They thought that sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to the west would get them to Asia faster. The only two known routes were either traveling across land or sailing around Africa which as you can imagine took a really long time. The problem with Columbus’s plan was that he thought that the world was a lot smaller than it actually is. Columbus eventually convinced King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain to fund the voyage. The agreement was that he would …
Macromolecules What are Macromolecules? Macromolecules are large molecules (which are the smallest unit of something). For example a water molecule is the smallest substance that is still water. The four main macromolecules in a cell (the cell needs them to keep functioning properly and keep it alive) are Nucleic acids, Proteins, Carbohydrates, and Lipids. In these parts we will be covering the components of macromolecules and answering questions. Macromolecules are made when elements join together to make a macromolecules. What are Proteins? Proteins are a nutrients found in food. Proteins build, maintain, and replace tissue. Tissue is a family of cells that live very close together, and work hard to do the same job in your body. Your muscles, organs, and your immune system are made mostly up of proteins. The best sources of proteins are beef, poultry, fish,eggs, dairy products, nuts, seeds, and legumes like black beans and lentils.
Qué son las macromoléculas? Las macromoléculas son moléc…
Dreams and lucid dreams Sueños y sueños lúcidos Although we've all had dreams, many of us don't know what they really are, where they come from, and what they mean. This article is the first of 3 articles about dreams. Read on to find out what dreams really are. Aunque todos hemos tenido sueños, mucho de nosotros no sabemos lo que que realmente son, de dónde vienen, y qué significan. Este artículo es el primero de 4 artículos sobre los sueños. Sigue leyendo para saber lo que los sueños realmente son. What even are dreams? Dreams are stories and images that your brain creates while you sleep, which you probably already knew. The most vivid, or real-seeming dreams, occur during REM sleep, which stands for rapid eye movement. This is when the brain is most active. There is no way of telling exactly what you are going to dream, whether it be walking along in a field with unicorns, kittens, and butterflies, or getting chased by a grizzly bear. There is almost no guarantee of what you en…