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Assumed Colonial Identity Project

<Colonial Person's Name>

<as told by _________(your name)>

Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg
Click on this image
and replace it with an image you saved on your floppy disk
which should be in "3 1/2 floppy" drive  Be sure to link to an online source,
if taken from the web, and put a caption of where you got the image.

Using Netscape Composer, Front Page or another editor, change the sections so that it is YOUR colonial person's story on this page.  When you finish or take a break, be sure to SAVE  AS it to 31/2 Floppy A with the teacher supervising, to make sure you save it as your identity.

My Life in Colonial Virginia

The Story of My Early Life
<Redo with your information>
     I was born into the world on the ___th day of ____ in the year of our Lord 17___.

As is usual for people of my social class...


My Work

Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg 
Foundation 2002.
My duty in life is to.....

<Replace picture with 
one from your file. 
Be sure to link it and cite the source.>



My Family

     When I .....


My Thoughts on the Debate
on Independence or Loyalty


My Diary Entry


Quilt Panel

<Insert image of your panel if you have one--get it from the teacher>


Time Line


Printed Resources: Books

<Author Last Name, Author First Name. Full Title of Book (in italics). City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.>
Jones, Veda Boyd. Thomas Jefferson: Author of the Declaration of Independence. New York: Chelsea House, 2000.


Printed Resources: Encyclopedia

"Jefferson, Thomas." Encyclopedia Americana. Vol 16. 1985 ed. 

CR-Rom Resources

"Article Title." CD-Rom Name. Format. City: Company, Year.
"Slavery." Encarta. CD-ROM. Seattle: Microsoft, 2001.

On-line Resources: Websites
  • Author(s)."Article Title." Name of web site. Date of posting/revision. Name of             institution/organization affiliated with site. Date of access <electronic addre
Images Used  (also put name of source under the image with the link to the source)

Index of Colonial Persons
Martha Washington
Smithsonian Institution 2000