When they established Massachusetts in New England, religion was the basis of their settlement. Ten years later the Puritans came to New England for religious reasons as well. Although, the colonies made up one huge colony not each region was alike, they were very distinct in religion, economic and political structures. Counties were established to provide government on the local level and were administered individually by a board of commissioners known as the county court Middle Colonies ruled largely by the British monarchy until William Penn was granted land by the throne and formed Pennsylvania Northern Colonies Economy based on shipbuilding, fishing, lumbering, small-scale subsistence farming, and eventually, manufacturing. The winters were cold, but the summers contained moderate temperatures, creating a great environment for growing many crops. Well, they are: New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies. Notable differences are found in the way social life was structured among regions.
This PowerPoint, with activities, and lesson plans are available : This lesson teaches how the three regions of the 13 Colonies differed from one another: New England, the Middle Colonies, and the Southern Colonies. They were also all out to make money. A script is provided at the bottom of the student handout. . However, the New England colonists were used to doing many things themselves and not needing anyone else for help. Philadelphia: From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
Each region contained in own unique way of living, based on the culture of the people, as well as their topography. The fact that many different races lived in the Middle colonies caused them not to have one religion. The Three Colonial Regions The thirteen colonies were British colonies in North America founded between 1607 and 1732. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Students will learn how the New England colonists had to look to different types of revenue as farming in these colonies, due to cold weather and bad soil, was meager.
The land also contained many valuable minerals to be mined. The three regions were also had different climates and a different terrain forcing them to live differently. This made the idea of a rebellion among the slaves a very great fear in the southern colonies. They will then answer questions about each of the regions to help them differentiate between the three. At this point, the teacher will display the photographs on the Promethean board one at a time so that students will be able to view the pictures better. The Middle Colonies Northern Colonies The Mayflower Compact was the platform of the government. The positive result of the Magellan expedition made the king of Spain King Carlos I to fund more expedition to the East after three years.
The three colonial regions have slightly different origins. The forests in this region provided timber. However, the New England colonists were used to doing many things themselves and not needing anyone else for help. Take a moment to pick one place that is different from here. Another difference is clearly noted in the human resources.
Dutch and Swedish Lutherans settled the Middle colonies at first before Quaker William Penn brought over many more different people of different ethnicities, which caused the Middle colonies to become a melting pot. New England also had a tight family unit and a lot of members in them. Though they did also participate in fur trading and the fishing industry. Life of George Washington—The farmer. The middle colonies did a little bit of colonies when it comes to the economy. Historical Background Who, how, and why the colonies were settled made a big difference in the lifestyles amongst the three different regions. Describe the climate and the weather.
The only thing that kept the three colonial regions together was their tie to England. The southern colonies quickly became the most wealthy region of the British colonies. The Middle Colonies included Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York. The major export in the Southern Colonies was tobacco, which was grown in very large quantities on large plantations. Government All of the colonies did have a form of democracy even though the type will vary between the colonies Occupations And Social Status Reason For Coming to America All of the colonies were established by people seeking economic opportunity The Religions Northern Colonies The puritans and pilgrims settled in the Northern Colonies.
The New England colonies, the Middle colonies, and the Southern colonies. Natural resources were very important to the New England colony as well as the Southern Colony, because both. There are four such regions in the colonies as of the 1750s. The major Christian denomonation in the southern colonies was Anglicanism. At first, the south also relied on the forests and the water, but tobacco and cotton later emerged as cash crops. New york, new jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware are the middle colonies also known as the bread basket Colonies.