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    • Unit 4, Lesson 1 - What Influenced Where Europeans Settled in North America?
    • By: Mr. Casey
  • AGENDA
    • NEW VOCABULARY
    • LESSON 1 -WHY DID PEOPLE LIVE IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE COLONIES & WHAT DID THEY DO?
  • plantation
    • (noun) a large farm with many workers who lived on the land they worked
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  • cash crop
    • (noun) a crop that is grown to be sold for profit
    tobacco wheat View slide
  • proprietor
    • (noun) an owner
  • indentured servant
    • (noun) a person who agreed to work for an amount of time in exchange for the cost of housing, food, and the voyage to North America
  • self-sufficient
    • (adjective) having the ability to produce most everything that one needs to live
  • grant
    • (verb) to give something formally to someone
  • debtor
    • (noun) a person who owes money
  • Why did people come to North America? Settlers flocked to the 13 colonies in North America for ... The chance to become a land owner To gain wealth, religious, and financial freedom
  • Colonists Settle REGION 1 The Northern Colonies (Sometimes called the New England states) Industries: Shipbuilding Seaports Fishing Timber Livestock Fur
  • Colonists Settle Region 2 The Middle Colonies Industries: Agriculture Iron Fur Shipbuilding Seaports
  • Colonists Settle Region 3 The Southern Colonies Industries: Agriculture (tobacco, indigo, rice, cotton) Large Plantations
  • Why did they choose different regions to live in?
    • Climate, land, and proximity to the water really affected the way the different regions lived.
    • Climate - the warmer climate of the south made it easier to grow a lot of crops
    • Land - the rich soil and endless amount of land made it easier to grow crops in the south
    • Proximity to Water - Colonies with seaports and waterways tended to be involved in industries that allowed them to take advantage of the water
    • SID
  • Why did they choose different regions to live in?
    • SIDE NOTE - Many colonists settled in particular regions based on their religious beliefs
  • THE BIG IDEA
    • The colonies had three distinct regions based on climate and land
    • People settled in different regions for religion and industry