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Title: Thirteen Colonies


1
Thirteen Colonies
  • New England
  • Middle
  • Southern

2
A. The New England Colonies
  1. New Hampshire
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Connecticut

3
The New England Colonies
  • 1. CLIMATE
  • Colder than the other two regions
  • Why? Because they were the farthest north!

4
The New England Colonies
  • 2. GEOGRAPHY
  • Mostly hills with rocky soil

5
The New England Colonies
  • 3. NATURAL RESOURCES
  • Fish
  • Whales
  • Trees
  • Furs

6
The New England Colonies
  • 4. Manufacturing
  • Naval products
  • Rum
  • 5. Agriculture
  • Subsistence farmer
  • Non-growing season
  • Fishing
  • Logging
  • Trapping for fur

7
The New England Triangular Trade
  • Ships followed ocean routes that formed a
    triangle on the world map.

8
The New England Colonies
  • 6. Religion
  • Puritans
  • Religious freedom in Puritan colonies did NOT
    exist

The Puritans world view did not tolerate other
religions
9
The Middle Colonies
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Delaware

10
B. The Middle Colonies
  • 1. CLIMATE
  • Moderate in the wintertime, moderately long for
    growing crops
  • 2. GEOGRAPHY
  • Hills and flat land
  • with fertile soil

11
The Middle Colonies
  • 3. NATURAL RESOURCES
  • Iron Ore
  • Good Soil

12
The Middle Colonies
  • 4. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
  • Flat land
  • Rich soil
  • Longer growing season
  • Agriculture in the Middle Colonies GREAT for cash
    crops!

13
The Middle Colonies
  • 5. Manufacturing
  • Iron ore products
  • Tools
  • Kettles
  • Nails
  • Plows
  • 6. Trade
  • Exported agricultural products and natural
    resources
  • Imported European manufactured goods, but never
    developed triangular trade routes

14
The Middle Colonies
  • 7. RELIGION
  • More religious freedom
  • No single church or religion dominated in the
    Middle Colonies.

15
C. The Southern Colonies
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia

16
The Southern Colonies
  • 1. CLIMATE
  • Was the warmest climate of the three colonial
    regions

17
The Southern Colonies
  • 2. GEOGRAPHY
  • Broad, coastal plain
  • Hilly and covered with forests

18
The Southern Colonies
  • 3. NATURAL RESOURCES

19
The Southern Colonies
  • 4. AGRICULTURE
  • Very productive
  • CASH CROPS of tobacco and rice.
  • 5. Environmental factors
  • Rich soil
  • Flat ground
  • Longer growing season
  • Plantations
  • Specialized and large.

20
The Southern Colonies
  • 6. ManufacturinG
  • Was not very important in the Southern Colonies.
    Why?
  • Didnt develop extensive trade with the other two
    colonial regions because they traded directly
    with Britain.

21
The Southern Colonies
  • 7. Religion
  • Religion did not have a large influence in the
    daily lives of the Southern colonists.

22
Contrast between the North and South
  • List 3 differences between the Northern and
    Southern colonies.
  • Environment/Geography/Climate
  • Agriculture
  • Manufacturing

23
U.S. Atlas Activity
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