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The First Residents of Jamestown

Spiro Bolos
September 21, 2022

The First Residents of Jamestown

Scan of the 1607 Muster (census). Names are divided into four columns and can be used in a jigsaw activity for the classroom. Three analysis questions are included for class discussion. Also includes Harris Poll data on the most and least prestigious professions today.

Spiro Bolos

September 21, 2022

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  1. 1) Divide your assigned list of residents among your fellow

    group members and write down the entire list of residents. As you write down the names, look critically at what you are writing. What do you notice about these names? What do they have in common?
  2. 3) What do you think the second column on the

    list represents? Give several examples.
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  7. 1. Doctor 2. Military Officer 3. Firefighter 4. Scientist 5.

    Nurse 6. Engineer 7. Police Officer 8. Priest / Minister / Clergy 9. Architect 10.Athlete 11.Teacher
  8. They pay more They require more education They entail more

    abstract thought They offer greater autonomy
  9. 1. Garbage Collector 2. Waiter / Waitress 3. Bartender 4.

    Bellhop 5. Lives on public aid 6. Bill Collector 7. Factory Worker 8. Janitor 9. Gas Station Attendant 10.Shoe Shiner 11.Street Sweeper
  10. They pay less They require less preparation or education They

    involve more physical labor They are more closely supervised