Life in the southern colonies was dictated by a person's standing in society. For example, while the children of rich plantation owners benefited from a good education, those living in the backcountry may not have learne... More »

Social life in the southern colonies was based on the strict social class system in place at the time, so activities varied for those colonists who were wealthy versus those who were poor, and for those who were free ver... More »

Daily life for colonial Georgians was centered around the home and farm, as they were fairly isolated among themselves and from the rest of the colonies. Georgia initially was a community of small farmers, but grew quick... More »

Daily life for colonial Georgians was centered around the home and farm, as they were fairly isolated among themselves and from the rest of the colonies. Georgia initially was a community of small farmers, but grew quick... More »

In colonial Maryland, some aspects of life were quite the same as they are now: children went to school, while their mothers and fathers worked hard to put food on the table and keep the nation’s economy afloat. Some par... More »

Daily life in Colonial New England was filled with hardship and hard work. Chores were for everyone in the home, and most families farmed. Religion was also a big part of daily life for the New England colonists. More »

Daily life in colonial New Hampshire differed depending on socioeconomic status, gender and location; men living closer to the shore held maritime jobs or worked as farmers, while women and girls tended to domestic chore... More »