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  1. 1. Tuesday October 23,2012Tuesday October 23,2012 Agree Disagree 1. The town Agree DisagreeAgree Disagree 1. The town Agree Disagree ____ ____ was the center ____ ________ ____ was the center ____ ____ of society in New England towns.of society in New England towns. ____ ____ 2. Many Africans ____ _________ ____ 2. Many Africans ____ _____ Immigration in the 1700’sImmigration in the 1700’s caused the demand for wheat to decrease.caused the demand for wheat to decrease.
  2. 2. Chapter Three: Colonial Ways of LifeChapter Three: Colonial Ways of Life Section Two: New England and the Middle ColoniesSection Two: New England and the Middle Colonies A. New England’s EconomyA. New England’s Economy  Farming:Farming: produced mainlyproduced mainly corncorn,, somesome wheatwheat and otherand other vegetablesvegetables..  Also raisedAlso raised livestocklivestock..  The many good harbors allowedThe many good harbors allowed fishingfishing andand whalingwhaling to become big become big industries. WHAT PRODUCTS ARE USED FROM WHALES?WHAT PRODUCTS ARE USED FROM WHALES?
  3. 3.  ManyMany New EnglandersNew Englanders made a living asmade a living as fishermenfishermen..  New England had many rivers to makeNew England had many rivers to make transporttransport easy.easy.  ForestsForests provided a source ofprovided a source of lumber.lumber.  The large lumber industry causedThe large lumber industry caused thethe shipbuilding industryshipbuilding industry to growto grow..
  4. 4. B. Life in New England TownsB. Life in New England Towns  The town was theThe town was the center of societycenter of society..  Land was not granted toLand was not granted to individualsindividuals, but, but toto groupsgroups of people who would start newof people who would start new communitiescommunities..
  5. 5.  Town meetingsTown meetings were held to discusswere held to discuss problems and make decisionsproblems and make decisions..  This is another example ofThis is another example of democracydemocracy inin early Americaearly America which helpswhich helps lead tolead to revolutionrevolution..
  6. 6. C. Trade and the rise of cities.C. Trade and the rise of cities. Triangular TradeTriangular Trade Chunk #2- Pg. 95. ReadChunk #2- Pg. 95. Read Triangular TradeTriangular Trade Complete the Triangular TradeComplete the Triangular Trade map that will be handed out tomap that will be handed out to
  7. 7. C. Trade and the rise of cities.C. Trade and the rise of cities. Triangular TradeTriangular Trade  New England merchants would tradeNew England merchants would trade rumrum to British merchants in exchangeto British merchants in exchange for British goods.for British goods.  New Englanders madeNew Englanders made sugar into rumsugar into rum and traded it with England forand traded it with England for EnglishEnglish goodsgoods..
  8. 8.  The English traded theThe English traded the rumrum with Westwith West Africans forAfricans for slavesslaves..  TheThe slavesslaves were transported to thewere transported to the Caribbean and traded forCaribbean and traded for sugarsugar..  TradeTrade caused many merchants tocaused many merchants to becomebecome wealthywealthy andand large cities grewlarge cities grew..
  9. 9. New England Society:New England Society: TOPTOP Wealthy merchantsWealthy merchants –– controlled trade.controlled trade. MIDDLEMIDDLE ArtisansArtisans- skilled workers.- skilled workers. Examples:Examples: carpenters, blacksmithscarpenters, blacksmiths LOWER CLASSESLOWER CLASSES Unskilled workersUnskilled workers without property andwithout property and indenturedindentured servantsservants andand AfricansAfricans..
  10. 10. D. Society in the Middle ColoniesD. Society in the Middle Colonies  WheatWheat was the main crop.was the main crop.  In the early 1700s there was a huge waveIn the early 1700s there was a huge wave ofof English immigrationEnglish immigration to theto the MiddleMiddle coloniescolonies..  Demand for wheatDemand for wheat increasedincreased..  Caused the development of theCaused the development of the classclass systemsystem in thein the Middle ColoniesMiddle Colonies..
  11. 11. Middle Colonies class system:Middle Colonies class system:  Very wealthyVery wealthy who owned large farms orwho owned large farms or businesses.businesses.  Small farmersSmall farmers..  PoorPoor withwith no propertyno property..
  12. 12. REVIEWREVIEW 1. Why were town meetings considered an1. Why were town meetings considered an early form of democracy?early form of democracy?