Read the 5 short documents in chapter 3 in your Reading The American Past reader. Then post your initial response to the following questions. You will then post at least four responses to others postings.
1. How did the production of tobacco influence the experiences of the individuals in these documents?
How did experiences differ according to social rank, gender, race, age, religion, and ethnicity?
2. The documents provide evidence of contrasting concepts of order and disorder. To what extent do the documents suggest broad agreement among free white colonists about fundamental patterns of order and and sources of potential disorder? To what extent did Indians, slaves, and servants share those notions?