These differences led to new england being a region of towns and intensely social life, the middle colonies being composed largely of big farms, and the south becoming a region of mixed large and. Transcript of compare and contrast the northern,middle,southern colonies northern colony is known also as new england englishmen settled here economics,religion,and politics grew slowly as new settlers came controlled economic and political life in region. New york and new jersey the primary motive for establishing the middle, or mid-atlantic colonies of new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, and delaware was to develop profitable trading centers. The new england town the sociopolitical structure of the new england town is one of the puritans' major contributions to american society puritans sought to build a society rooted in community and family, one that mirrored their ecclesiastical identity. Daily life in the middle colonies religion the middle colonies were the most diverse ethnically and therefore culturally the nationalities one could find in the middle colonies included english, dutch, swedish, german, scots-irish, and french.
Social studies us history teacher notes revised 1/29/2013 page 1 of 114 region and sought new places to live b describe the settlement of new england include thus, the new england colonies were established by pilgrims at plymouth and the. A widely comparative analysis of women and the law reflects ways in which race shaped women’s status under and experiences of the law as well as the legalities of their marriages in pre-revolutionary america women, race, and the law in early america terri l snyder with work on the chesapeake and new england still predominating see. The new england colonies tried to help the native americans and also, known as the north-eastern, included massachusetts colony, rhode island colony, connecticut colony, and new hampshire colony the region was first found by people from britain in 1620. The colonists - what they created today, we continue our story with the next chapter that serves as a link between previous discussions about life in the old world of medieval europe and life in the new world of north america's diverse indian nations.
In the chesapeake bay area cities included only baltimore, maryland, and richmond, virginia, in the chesapeake region, and in the southern colonies, charleston, south carolina, and savannah, georgia these cities served as major seaports for the colonies in their trade with europe, african, and the caribbean. A land grant was received from the council of new england, this troublesome situation was remedied by the adoption of the half-way covenant by many new england congregations every day life in the massachusetts bay colony by george francis dow. The overall percentage of slaves in new england was only 2-3%, but in cities such as boston and newport, 20-25% percent of the population consisted of enslaved laborers other large cities, such as philadelphia and new york, also supported significant enslaved populations. Middle colonies v new england colonies the biggest difference between the two regions is the soil composure in new england you had a much rockier soil composure while in the middle colonies you.
Life for new englanders bore more differences than similarities to life in the chesapeake region the basic family structure was the same—adult men and women were expected to marry and reproduce however, seventeenth-century new england offered a much lower mortality rate, with estimated life spans of nearly seventy for men and over sixty for. Students will explore the differences among the three colonial regions of new england, mid-atlantic / middle, and the southern colonies in small groups for each region, students will observe and note details of pictures, maps, and advertisements in order to describe each region. Question although new england and the chesapeake region were settled largely by people of english origin, by 1700 the regions developed into two distinct societies. As a result, you have two very different colonies form with the new england colonies being more devoted to family life, religion, education, and community while the chesapeake bay colonies are used only for personal gain from the growing of cash crops such as tobacco.
These new colonies were funded in three different ways in one plan, corporate colonies were established by joint stock companies a joint stock company was a project in which people would invest shares of stock into building a new colony. Biggest difference between new england and colonies to the south was that while chesapeake and carolinas were in many ways extension of commercial revolution of early modern england, puritan settlements were not only an extension of it (massachusetts bay company) but also a reaction against it in many ways, their model community very much. The new england colonies of new hampshire, massachusetts, rhode island, and connecticut were known for being rich in forests and fur trapping harbors were located throughout the region harbors were located throughout the region.
A gaspesian indian defends his way of life, 1641 • chrestien le clercq traveled to new france as a missionary but found that. The english colonies are often divided into three different groups: the new england colonies, the middle colonies, and the southern colonies the new england colonies consisted of massachusetts, new hampshire, connecticut, and rhode islandthese colonies shared many common characteristics that helped define the region. The middle colonies of the new world the northern and southern american colonies had plenty of differences, but one thing they all pretty much had in common was ancestry. The massachusetts bay colony was to play a significant role in the development of the entire new england region, in part because winthrop and his puritan colleagues were able to bring their charter with them solid colonies established along the new england coast and the chesapeake bay also brought posed a serious challenge to the.