THE THIRTEEN COLONIES
By Bethany Lawrence
THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
STATES INCLUDED
•Maine
•Massachusetts
•New Hampshire
•Vermont
•Rhode Island
•Connecticut
3 ATTRIBUTES
1. Their natural resources were fish, whales, and
forests. They also imported agricultural products
from othe...
THE MIDDLE COLONIES
STATES INCLUDED
•Delaware
•Pennsylvania
•New Jersey
•New York
3 ATTRIBUTES
1. Their natural resources were good farmland, timber, furs
and coal. Iron ore was a one of their most import...
THE SOUTHERN COLONIES
STATES INCLUDED
•Maryland
•Virginia
•North Carolina
•South Carolina
•Georgia
3 ATTRIBUTES
1. The natural resources for the southern colonies were
cotton, tobacco, rice, sugar cane and a purple dye
ca...
TRIANGULAR TRADE
• The triangular trade consisted of trades from England to
Africa, Africa to the Americas, and then The Americas back
to E...
THE GREAT AWAKENING
• The Great Awakening was a period of religious awakening
and reform for the colonies during those times.
• The first Grea...
THE ENLIGHTENMENT
• In the period known as The Enlightenment, Europe saw cultural changes
started by a loss of faith in religious places and...
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The Thirteen Colonies

  1. 1. THE THIRTEEN COLONIES By Bethany Lawrence
  2. 2. THE NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
  3. 3. STATES INCLUDED •Maine •Massachusetts •New Hampshire •Vermont •Rhode Island •Connecticut
  4. 4. 3 ATTRIBUTES 1. Their natural resources were fish, whales, and forests. They also imported agricultural products from other colonies. 2. Their religion was puritans which means they had no religious freedom. 3. Their climate was the coldest of the three regions and that led to difficult winters but less disease.
  5. 5. THE MIDDLE COLONIES
  6. 6. STATES INCLUDED •Delaware •Pennsylvania •New Jersey •New York
  7. 7. 3 ATTRIBUTES 1. Their natural resources were good farmland, timber, furs and coal. Iron ore was a one of their most important natural resource, however. 2. The geography and climate of the Middle Colonies was a mix of the New England and Southern colonies as well. 3. Their religion was not dominated by a specific religion which gave way to religious freedom for Quakers, Catholics, Lutherans, Jews and other religions.
  8. 8. THE SOUTHERN COLONIES
  9. 9. STATES INCLUDED •Maryland •Virginia •North Carolina •South Carolina •Georgia
  10. 10. 3 ATTRIBUTES 1. The natural resources for the southern colonies were cotton, tobacco, rice, sugar cane and a purple dye called indigo. 2. The religion was not dominated by a specific religion which made religious freedom for Baptists, Anglicans and others a great thing. 3. Being the warmest of the three regions, winters were not difficult to survive, and warmer climate gave rise to the spread of disease.
  11. 11. TRIANGULAR TRADE
  12. 12. • The triangular trade consisted of trades from England to Africa, Africa to the Americas, and then The Americas back to England. • The raw materials and natural resources like sugar, tobacco, rice and cotton were found in the colonies and trades back to England. • Manufactured products from England and Europe such as guns, cloth, beads were traded back to Americas. • Slaves from West Africa were traded to the Americas.
  13. 13. THE GREAT AWAKENING
  14. 14. • The Great Awakening was a period of religious awakening and reform for the colonies during those times. • The first Great Awakening was a spiritual renewal that swept the American Colonies. Most particularly the New England colonies during the first half of the 18th Century. • The Great Awakening was a movement encouraged religion during the 1700's by the weakening role that religion played in the everyday lives of colonists.
  15. 15. THE ENLIGHTENMENT
  16. 16. • In the period known as The Enlightenment, Europe saw cultural changes started by a loss of faith in religious places and a turn toward human rights, science, and what they considered a democratic republic. • Enlightenment ideas were also influential in the Constitution of the United States. • The Enlightenment also consisted the rise of capitalism and the wide availability of printed materials. For example The French encyclopedia and combined free-thinking articles with technological information.
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