Thirteen Original Colonies
Lacie Blankenship
New England Colonies
1. Connecticut
2. Massachusetts
3. New Hampshire
4. Rhode Island
New England Colonies
• Some people came to New England to make
money while the majority were pilgrims who
were looking for...
New England Colonies
• The people who settled there made their own
clothes/shoes and grew the majority of their
food. What...
New England Colonies
• Boston (Massachusetts) was the major port
of New England. Shipbuilding was popular
because of the l...
New England Colonies
• Mercantilism: the idea that a nation should
export more than it imports and how well this
balance i...
Middle Colonies
1. Delaware
2. New Jersey
3. NewYork
4. Pennsylvania
Middle Colonies
• People came to the Middle Colonies looking
to practice their own religion (mostly
Pennsylvania) or to ma...
Middle Colonies
• The Middle Colonies were the most diverse in
terms of economics, culture, ect.
Middle Colonies
• The Middle Colonies were part agricultural
and part industrial. The colonies grew grains
and produced ir...
Middle Colonies
• The Middle Colonies appealed to Quakers
(religious group against violence/war)
because of it’s fertile s...
Southern Colonies
1. Georgia
2. Maryland
3. North Carolina
4. South Carolina
5. Virginia
Southern Colonies
• People came to the Southern Colonies to
make money
Southern Colonies
• The Southern Colonies relied mainly on
agriculture. Families lived on big plantations
and grew crash c...
Southern Colonies
• Slaves would live on the plantations of their
owners and work for them
• The topic of slavery is what ...
Southern Colonies
• James Oglethorpe established the colony
known as Georgia which was were debtors
could go and eventuall...
Effects ofTriangularTrade
In Africa:
• Depopulation- Africans were taken and used as slaves, slaves
were killed, wars brok...
Effects ofTriangularTrade
In America:
• Change in everyday life and culture- slaves were
used to accomplish daily activiti...
Effects ofTriangularTrade
In Europe:
• Change in the economy- new goods were brought in,
• Struggle for power- colonies we...
Effects of the Great Awakening
The Great Awakening was the religious reform in the American
Colonies. Christians began to ...
Effects of Enlightenment thinking on the
development of the colonial government
The Enlightenment encouraged individuals t...
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13 colonies FINAL

  1. 1. Thirteen Original Colonies Lacie Blankenship
  2. 2. New England Colonies 1. Connecticut 2. Massachusetts 3. New Hampshire 4. Rhode Island
  3. 3. New England Colonies • Some people came to New England to make money while the majority were pilgrims who were looking for religious freedom • Those who came to make money benefitted from the subsistence farming and fishing communities
  4. 4. New England Colonies • The people who settled there made their own clothes/shoes and grew the majority of their food. What food they did not grow on their own was imported from England
  5. 5. New England Colonies • Boston (Massachusetts) was the major port of New England. Shipbuilding was popular because of the large easily navigated ports of Boston
  6. 6. New England Colonies • Mercantilism: the idea that a nation should export more than it imports and how well this balance is kept determines a nation’s wealth and power • The idea of mercantilism was brought about as the New England Colonies developed
  7. 7. Middle Colonies 1. Delaware 2. New Jersey 3. NewYork 4. Pennsylvania
  8. 8. Middle Colonies • People came to the Middle Colonies looking to practice their own religion (mostly Pennsylvania) or to make money
  9. 9. Middle Colonies • The Middle Colonies were the most diverse in terms of economics, culture, ect.
  10. 10. Middle Colonies • The Middle Colonies were part agricultural and part industrial. The colonies grew grains and produced iron, paper and textiles. The trade within the Middle Colonies was successful.
  11. 11. Middle Colonies • The Middle Colonies appealed to Quakers (religious group against violence/war) because of it’s fertile soil and religious toleration
  12. 12. Southern Colonies 1. Georgia 2. Maryland 3. North Carolina 4. South Carolina 5. Virginia
  13. 13. Southern Colonies • People came to the Southern Colonies to make money
  14. 14. Southern Colonies • The Southern Colonies relied mainly on agriculture. Families lived on big plantations and grew crash crops. • A cash crop is a crop grown to make money (cash) off of
  15. 15. Southern Colonies • Slaves would live on the plantations of their owners and work for them • The topic of slavery is what split the Carolinas into North and South Carolina (1729)
  16. 16. Southern Colonies • James Oglethorpe established the colony known as Georgia which was were debtors could go and eventually pay off their debts to who they owe without having to go to prison
  17. 17. Effects ofTriangularTrade In Africa: • Depopulation- Africans were taken and used as slaves, slaves were killed, wars broke out • Fall in the economy- workers were taken as slaves, trade was changed • Violence- slaves were abused, kidnapped and killed, slave trade, wars
  18. 18. Effects ofTriangularTrade In America: • Change in everyday life and culture- slaves were used to accomplish daily activities, African culture spread • Slaves- slaves were brought on a ship to serve the people • Change in the economy- plantations, money in exchange for exports
  19. 19. Effects ofTriangularTrade In Europe: • Change in the economy- new goods were brought in, • Struggle for power- colonies were developing in the Americas • Change in culture- different ideas were spread
  20. 20. Effects of the Great Awakening The Great Awakening was the religious reform in the American Colonies. Christians began to turn away from the way of the churches and changed the way they worshiped. The Awakening is said to help people express how they feel in ties to having a greater relationship with God. The Awakening prepared America’s mindset for independence and revolutions. The Awakening proved that religious practices and power was up to each individual’s preference or each religion.
  21. 21. Effects of Enlightenment thinking on the development of the colonial government The Enlightenment encouraged individuals to branch out and to take a stand for their beliefs. The effect of this is that the colonial government develops into a democracy- a government for the people.

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