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Colonial Regions Environment, Culture, and Migration.
The Three Regions <ul><li>New England </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Colonies </li></ul>
New England Environment <ul><li>Northern Eastern Woodlands </li></ul><ul><li>Very Short Growing Season </li></ul><ul><li>L...
<ul><li>PRODUCTS </li></ul><ul><li>Subsistence Farming  </li></ul><ul><li>Timber and Ship Building Supplies (Rope, Masts, ...
<ul><li>Self-Governing Charters </li></ul><ul><li>Town Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayflower Compact </li></ul><ul><li>...
Middle Colonies Environment <ul><li>Lower Eastern Woodlands </li></ul><ul><li>Medium growing season and cold winters. </li...
<ul><li>PRODUCTS </li></ul><ul><li>Called the Bread Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Farmed Wheat, Oat, Barley and Rye. </li></u...
<ul><li>Proprietary Charters </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Freedom and Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of the Press </li...
<ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains. </li></ul><ul><li>Long growing season and fertile ...
Southern Colonies Culture <ul><li>Anglicans </li></ul><ul><li>English Plantation Owners, Indentured Servants, Transported ...
<ul><li>Joint-Stock and Proprietary Charters. </li></ul><ul><li>The House of Burgesses </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies run for ...
<ul><li>Merchant:  A person who produces or trades goods. </li></ul><ul><li>Subsistence Farming:  When a family grows only...
<ul><li>Indentured Servants:  People who are brought to the colonies and must work to pay off the trip. </li></ul><ul><li>...
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7 2 Colonial Regions

  1. 1. Colonial Regions Environment, Culture, and Migration.
  2. 2. The Three Regions <ul><li>New England </li></ul><ul><li>Middle Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Colonies </li></ul>
  3. 3. New England Environment <ul><li>Northern Eastern Woodlands </li></ul><ul><li>Very Short Growing Season </li></ul><ul><li>Long Cold Winters </li></ul><ul><li>Large Forests </li></ul><ul><li>On the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>PRODUCTS </li></ul><ul><li>Subsistence Farming </li></ul><ul><li>Timber and Ship Building Supplies (Rope, Masts, Tar) </li></ul><ul><li>Dried Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Rum and other Manufactured Trade Goods </li></ul><ul><li>PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>Puritans and Pilgrims who believed in working hard and following strict rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Merchants, Manufacturers, and Lawyers. </li></ul>New England Culture
  5. 5. <ul><li>Self-Governing Charters </li></ul><ul><li>Town Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayflower Compact </li></ul><ul><li>The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut </li></ul>New England Government Massachusetts New Hampshire Connecticut Rhode Island
  6. 6. Middle Colonies Environment <ul><li>Lower Eastern Woodlands </li></ul><ul><li>Medium growing season and cold winters. </li></ul><ul><li>Many lakes and rivers for transportation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>PRODUCTS </li></ul><ul><li>Called the Bread Colonies </li></ul><ul><li>Farmed Wheat, Oat, Barley and Rye. </li></ul><ul><li>Made homespun products. </li></ul><ul><li>Traded very little. </li></ul><ul><li>PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>People from: England, the Netherlands, France, Germany and others. </li></ul><ul><li>Puritans, Quakers, Anglicans, Catholics, and Jews. </li></ul>Middle Colonies Culture
  8. 8. <ul><li>Proprietary Charters </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Freedom and Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of the Press </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Courts </li></ul>Middle Colonies Government New York Pennsylvania New Jersey Delaware
  9. 9. <ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains. </li></ul><ul><li>Long growing season and fertile land. </li></ul><ul><li>Warm for most of the year </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUCTS </li></ul><ul><li>Farmed Tobacco, Rice, Indigo, and Cotton. </li></ul><ul><li>Trade “cash crops” farmed on Plantations. </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase manufactured goods. </li></ul>Southern Colonies Environment & Culture
  10. 10. Southern Colonies Culture <ul><li>Anglicans </li></ul><ul><li>English Plantation Owners, Indentured Servants, Transported Criminals, and Slaves. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Joint-Stock and Proprietary Charters. </li></ul><ul><li>The House of Burgesses </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies run for the profit of the Joint-Stock Company or Proprietors. </li></ul>Southern Colonies Government Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia
  12. 12. <ul><li>Merchant: A person who produces or trades goods. </li></ul><ul><li>Subsistence Farming: When a family grows only enough food to survive. </li></ul><ul><li>Homespun: Products that are made at home (furniture, clothing, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Cash Crops: Crops that are grown in large amounts and sold for a profit. </li></ul>Colonial Regions Vocabulary
  13. 13. <ul><li>Indentured Servants: People who are brought to the colonies and must work to pay off the trip. </li></ul><ul><li>Transported Criminals: Criminals that are taken from jail and made to work in the colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves: People captured in Africa and sold to plantation owners. The plantation owner saw them as property. </li></ul>Colonial Regions Vocabulary
  14. 14. Colonial Regions The End

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