Colonial America

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Colonial America

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

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