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America. colonist: a person who came to settle America. cooper: a person who makes wooden containers. craftsmen: skilled people in a trade who make a certain type of good. custom made: made just for you. dye: to make a color. 25 New World: what is now slave: a person owned by another person and forced to work without pay, against their will. tanner: a person who makes leather. trade: a job done by a person using his or her hands, learned through training and experience. Further Inve

Explore Colonial America! 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2009. C. org 26 Index B barrels/buckets, 13–14 basket weaving, 24 blacksmiths, 11–12 C cabinet makers, 15–16 candle making, 8 carpenters, 15–16 clothing, 7–8, 19–20, 24 cobblers, 17 coopers, 13–14 corn/cornmeal, 9–10 cotton, 5, 7–8 E electricity, 6 F fabric, 7–8, 19 flour, 9–10 furniture, 15, 16 H handmade products, 2–3, 6 homes, jobs in, 7–8 I indentured servants, 3 iron, 11–12 J Jamestown, Virginia, iv jewelry, 19, 24 27 L leather, 17–18, 24 M map of colonies, iii milliners, 19–20 mills/millers, 9–10 money, 24 N Native Americans, 23–24 P Plymouth, Massachusetts, iv S shoes, 17, 18, 19 slaves, 5 spinning wheels, 8 T tailors, 20 tanners, 18 thread, 7–8 timeline, iv trading, 23–24 W wampum, 24 weavers/weaving, 7–8, 24 wigmakers, 21–22 wood products, 13–14, 16, 23–24 wool, 7–8 Children’s Education Resource JOBS What jobs did people have during colonial times?

Were all workers in Colonial America free to choose their job? Colonial Jobs answers these questions and more. Compare life today to life in colonial times. Other Titles in the Series Guided Reading Level: N Interest Level: 1–3 Did You Know? Colonial America is the name given to America when talking about the years 1607–1776.

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