- Why did Europeans explore the world's oceans and colonize America?
- What political, economic, religious, and social (P.E.R.S.) reasons led to the establishment of the 13 English colonies?
- Which historic documents and colonial practices contributed to the growth of representative government in America?
- What differences existed between the regions of the 13 English colonies?
- What factors contributed to religious freedom in the colonies?
- How did the economic system of mercantilism affect the colonies?