BY THE MID-1700s, across the American colonies, it was clear that the settlers had become increasingly less English. Travelers described Americans as coarse-looking
The media focuses on women’s looks much more than men, but that doesn’t mean there’s no pressure for men to be perfect. But perfect, we see, is arbitrary.
The eighteenth century was an age of elegance. Never in European history do we see men and women so elaborately artificial, so far removed from natural appearance.
Kids learn about daily life in the city during Colonial America including jobs, trades, education, middling class, church, slaves, and fun facts.
Kids learn about the places and buildings in a typical town of Colonial America including the meetinghouse, magazine, gaol, post office, tavern, market square, and shops.
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In the early 1700’s the Germans were immigrating to America in large numbers. Pennsylvania was an English speaking colony and the Provincial Council of …
Black women would straighten their hair using pomades and a hot iron, before styling it into a typical 1920s hairstyle. Alternatively, wigs could have been used.
Be a Revolutionary War soldier, pioneer woman or Founding Father in authentic colonial costumes and accessories for adults.