Tools of the Trade! Day Jobs in Colonial America



Have you ever wanted to travel back through time? Did you ever think what it was like before we had the modern conveniences of today? If you lived during colonial times, in a few years you would be apprenticed to a tradesmen.  You would have to learn a practical trade.  You might learn to become a blacksmith, milliner, silversmith, or another type of trade.  Think about what type of trade you would like to learn? You will be travelling on a long journey through time to discover how you would learn your craft, what types of tools would be involved, what role your trade would serve in the community.  Let's begin our journey through time back to Colonial America!

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