Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Regional Differences
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Introducing the official SlideShare app

Stunning, full-screen experience for iPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Regional Differences

1,799
views

Published on

Brief presentation that highlights the differences between the regions of colonies among the 13 British American Colonies.

Brief presentation that highlights the differences between the regions of colonies among the 13 British American Colonies.

Published in: Education, Business, Travel

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,799
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. for Unit 1A (sections 3.1)
  • 2.  Although the 13 original colonies all were part of the British Empire they had little in common
  • 3. New England Colonies •Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut •farms were small •many populous towns •rich seaports, such as Boston •industrious: small businesses, milling grain, sewing clothes, furniture making, and ship building (also gun-making, paper) •emphasis on the Puritan Work Ethic
  • 4. Middle Colonies •New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware •“bread colonies” due to their wheat and grain crops •abundant natural resources provided for sawmills, mines, and ironworks •major seaports: Philadelphia, New York City •industry and agriculture benefited from immigration from Germany, Holland, Sweden, and others
  • 5. Southern Colonies •Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia •large plantations and small farms •tobacco and rice were major crops, also indigo and grain •relied on slave labor •major port: Charleston, SC, Wilmington, Richmond, Baltimore •very little industry and commerce, primarily agriculture •government and economy run by the wealthy and influential plantation owners •many laws focused on controlling slaves