Your assignment is to write a short paper of 4-6 pages which details how ONE OF the following events helped to shape the British Empire in America: The founding of the Virginia colony. The founding of the New England colonies. (Massachusetts Bay/Plymouth Colony, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut) The founding of the Middle colonies. (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware) The founding of the Southern colonies. (Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia) In your paper you do not need to go into exhaustive detail on the foundation of each, but give some account as to their foundation. In the course of your paper you should address the following questions: What did the colonies all have in common? How were they different? What forms of government did they rely on? How closely tied to England were they? What finally drove them to the point of revolt? Papers are to be 4-6 pages in written length, which does not include cover pages and bibliographies. The essay should be double-spaced and written in 12 point Times New Roman font. All work needs to be properly cited using Chicago/Turabian style. No other form of citation will be accepted and papers that are turned in with other styles will be turned back to the writer for correction. If you are not familiar with this style, please contact me. DO NOT PLAGIARIZE. All plagiarism will be dealt with on the first offense with a grade of zero and subsequent incidences will be considered a violation of the college's Academic Integrity standards and will be dealt with accordingly. Rough draft submissions are required for all papers. Rough Drafts to be submitted in the Rough Draft Dropbox directly below the assignment in this module. Rough drafts are due not later than September 18, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Those students not submitting a rough draft are subject to appropriate grade reductions as determined by the instructor.

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