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Their plan was to release imprisoned debtors from English jails and send them to America to establish a colony which would serve as abulwark against the Spaniards to the south.

In North America, the Colonial period was between the early 1500s and late 1700s.
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Americans tend to idealize the life of early colonists but in truth it was a hard and unforgiving life. Quilting for these colonial women was a rare pastime.


The Role of Women Before and During the Colonial Period

When the colonists arrived, they found Native Americans already living in the area.
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*The role of in early America was not easy. It was the women who took care of all the family needs. She prepared meals, made clothing, canned foods, and raised the children.


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By about 1840 the textile industry had grown to the point that fabric was readily available to most families. Only then did quilting become a common way for American women to express their creativity. Interestingly it was after quilting became a widespread activity that somehow the idea that quilting was common in colonial times became a romanticized myth. In truth, " 2

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Believe it or not, this myth is still ingrained in the minds of many Americans today. Hopefully writers and teachers are gradually becoming aware of this inaccurate view of American colonial women. The history of the lives of these women is no less intriguing just because most of them didn't make quilts.

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*When the colonists arrived in America, . They had to clear the land using hand tools, build their own houses, produce all of their own food, and make their own clothing.

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*After a colony was settled, fathers worked outside the home in various colonial trades. There were over in colonial America. The children were often taught that trade so that when they were older they could help with the family trade or even take it over.

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* played a big part in the history of the early colonies. Slavery began in 1619 in Virginia. Large numbers of Africans were brought to North American against their will. Over 200,000 slaves lived in the colonies by the year 1750, and faced depressing challenges.