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  • Geography- Green Founding- Orange Religion- Purple Important Person- Yellow Society- Red Government- Purple Important Document- Yellow Economy- Green Bibliography - Brown
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    1. 1. Malinda Eleonore F., Mary-Margaret , Sydney N e w E n g l a n d
    2. 2. <ul><li>Soil was thin and rocky </li></ul><ul><li>The Connecticut River runs through New England </li></ul><ul><li>The region was very mountainous (the Appalachian Mountains run through New England), so there wasn’t much flat land </li></ul><ul><li>The growing season was very short, and winters were long and cold </li></ul><ul><li>This meant the land was not fit for major farming </li></ul>Geography
    3. 3. <ul><li>-The Separatists move to Holland in </li></ul><ul><li>search of religious tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>In 1620 they received funding for a </li></ul><ul><li>voyage to the Americas </li></ul><ul><li>After they landed they founded </li></ul><ul><li>Plymouth Colony </li></ul><ul><li>Later John Winthrop led a group of Puritans over and founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony </li></ul>Founding
    4. 4. <ul><li>-Puritans wanted to purify the Anglican Church </li></ul><ul><li>-They had no tolerance for differences </li></ul><ul><li>-They believed in hard work and dedication, and that all sins were punished </li></ul><ul><li>The Salem Witch trials began as a result </li></ul><ul><li>of low tolerance and a belief in God’s will </li></ul><ul><li>Separatists were radical Puritans </li></ul><ul><li>They believed that the Anglican church </li></ul><ul><li>could not be purified </li></ul>Religion
    5. 5. Anne Hutchinson <ul><li>She was home-schooled </li></ul><ul><li>She married Will Hutchinson and had 15 kids </li></ul><ul><li>She followed John Cotton to New England </li></ul><ul><li>-She was the first woman preacher and defender of New England </li></ul><ul><li>As the meeting started to get bigger, she got more questionable </li></ul><ul><li>She was charged with heresy and blasphemy, and accused of antinomianism </li></ul><ul><li>She was banished from the Massachusetts Colony, then went to Rhode Island, then New York </li></ul><ul><li>She and all but one of her children was massacred by Indians in New York </li></ul>
    6. 6. Society <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Most of the people worked and lived on small farm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-People lived for about 70 years, where in other areas they only lived to about 45 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Married women could not own property, vote, hold political office, or serve on a jury </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>White women could not own property, make contracts, divorce, gain legal custody, sue, or keep wages </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Women did the household duties </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>-Men planted, raised and harvested crops </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Women were considered inferior and needed to be governed by men </li></ul><ul><li>School was more available in New England than any of the other colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Girls helped their mother cook, sew, and clean </li></ul><ul><li>Boys hunted and fished </li></ul><ul><li>They has less wealthier families than all of the other regions </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>The Massachusetts Bay Colony only allowed members of the Puritan Church to vote </li></ul><ul><li>John Winthrop was the first governor of Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Most of New England was religiously intolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Roger Williams founded Rhode Island </li></ul><ul><li>The New England Confederation was created in 1643 to protect the colonies and give them a place to discuss problems </li></ul>Government
    8. 8. - This document was made by the pilgrims on the Mayflower before they docked - This document was created based on the upholding of two traditions - One was the sticking to the concept of the social contract - Second was stick to the concept of agreement - These laws began to take place in Massachusetts on November of 1620 - The Mayflower Compact
    9. 9. <ul><li>They opened mills to grind wheat and corn - Opened lumber mills - Good trade (good harbors) - Crafts- shoe making, cabinet making, and weaving - Sugar Act- England passed this law in 1764 - Law put on molasses being bought and brought into England (imported) - This act had a negative impact on the rum in the colonies - Stamp Act happened in 1765 - Every piece of paper in America bought from England was taxed </li></ul>Economy
    10. 10. Bibliography <ul><li>“ Anne Hutchinson.” Anne Hutchinson . 13 December 2002. 30 September 2007. < hutchinson biography001. htm> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Anne Hutchinson.” Wikipedia . 26 September 2007.  Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 26 September 2007. <http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/ Anne_ Hutchinson> </li></ul><ul><li>“ An Outline of American History.” From Revolution to Reconstruction . 28 December 2006. 26 September 2007. <http://> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Colonial Economy.” 2007. ABC-CLIO . 27 September 2007. < =-1> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Colonial Society.” ABC-CLIO . 2007. 27 September 2007. <http://www. searchdisplay.aspx?entryid =263200&fulltext=colonial+society&nav=non&specialtopicid=-1> </li></ul><ul><li>Compact Signing . Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of North Carolina . 27 September 2007.<> </li></ul><ul><li>Home Scene in Plymouth Colony . ABC-CLIO . Library of Congress. 1 October 2007. <http://www.american non&specialtopicid=-1> </li></ul><ul><li>Kindig, Thomas. “The Sugar Act.” US History. 2007. Independence Hall Association. 1 October 2007. <> </li></ul><ul><li>Lamb, Annette and Larry Johnson. “Salem Witch Trials.” 42eXplore . December 2005. 26 September 2007. <http://www.> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Life in Salem 1692.” Discovery Education . 2007. Discovery Communications, LLC. 27 September 2007. <http://school. trials/life/religion.html> </li></ul><ul><li>Mayflower . ABC-CLIO . Library of Congress. 27 Septmber 2007. < library/searches/searchdisplay.aspx?entryid= 289544&fulltext=pilgrims&nav=non& specialtopicid=-1> </li></ul><ul><li>Mayflower Compact . History Place . 26 September 2007. < unitedstates/revolution/revgfx/may-compact.jpg> </li></ul><ul><li>New England Colonies, 17th Century . ABC-CLIO . 26 September 2007. <http://www. picid=-1> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Pilgrims.” 2007. ABC-CLIO . 27 September 2007. < display.aspx?entryid= 479915&fulltext=pilgrim&nav= non&specialtopicid=-1> </li></ul><ul><li>Pilgirms Attending Church . ABC-CLIO . Corel. 28 September 2007. <> </li></ul><ul><li>“ Puritan.” Wikipeida . 1 October 2007. Wikipedia Foundation, Inc. 1 October 2007. <> </li></ul><ul><li>Roberts, Randy, Emma J. Lapansky-Werner, Peter B. Levy, Alan Taylor. United States History. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson Education, Inc., 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Rogers, Jay. “America’s Christian Leaders: Anne Hutchinson.” The Forerunner . 27 September 2007. <http://www. son.html> </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Mayflower Compact.” 1620. Wilstar . 28 September 2007. < mayflowr.htm> </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Mayflower Compact (1620).” US Info . 27 September 2007. < usa/infousa/facts/democrac/2.htm> </li></ul><ul><li>Tucker’s Warf . Legend Inc . 28 September 2007. < MMPhotos/TuckersWharf/TuckersWharf4.jpg > </li></ul>