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    • Colonial America
    • N E W E N G L A N D
      • Geography & Climate
      Appalachian Highlands, Boston Harbor Hilly, rocky, jagged coastline Moderate summers, cold winters
    • N E W E N G L A N D
      • Economy
      Fishing, shipbuilding and naval supplies Trade Skilled craftsmen, shopkeepers
    • N E W E N G L A N D
      • Social Life
      Villages and church as center of life Religious reformers and separatists
    • N E W E N G L A N D
      • Political & Civic Life
      Town meetings
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    • M I D – A T L A N T I C
      • Geography & Climate
      Appalachian Highlands, coastal lowlands, bays Deep rivers, rich farmland Moderate climate
    • M I D – A T L A N T I C
      • Economy
      Livestock and grain, trading Skilled and unskilled workers, fishermen
    • M I D – A T L A N T I C
      • Social Life
      Villages and cities Diverse lifestyles and diverse religions
    • M I D – A T L A N T I C
      • Political & Civic Life
      Market Towns
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    • S O U T H E R N
      • Geography & Climate
      Appalachian Highlands, Piedmont, Atlantic Coastal Plain Good harbors, rivers Humid climate
    • S O U T H E R N
      • Economy
      Large farms/plantations; small farms Cash crops (tobacco, cotton) Wood products Slavery
    • S O U T H E R N
      • Social Life
      Plantations (slavery), mansions, indentured servants Few schools, few cities Church of England
    • S O U T H E R N
      • Political & Civic Life
      Counties (plantations and farms were spread out)
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