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Economic differences between New England Middle and Southern Colonies?


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New England Colonies- Industrial:Shipbuilding fishing and lumber

Middle Colonies- Industrial/Agricultural:Furs, Fishing, Whaling

Southern Colonies- Agricultural: Cotton, Rice, Indigo, Tobacco


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The Southern Colonies were established as economic ventures and were In contrast, the early New England colonists were primarily religious reformers and separatists.

the southern colonies needed slaves for their large plantations where in the new England colonies the colonists there protested that slavery was unfair.

The Middle colonies are in between the Southern and New England colonies. The middle colonies are just farther south.

in a nutshell, the new England colonies hwere cold, and the economy was more based on shops. they were more crowded and had a bigger pop. the southern colonies were based on farming and were mostly warm

The soils and climates of these three different colony groups were different. New England colonies were in regions were soil was not as fertile as in the Middle colonies. Similarly, the climate in the Southern colonies was warmer and the crops raised were rice, tobacco, and indigo. The economies of these colonies was crop based. The Middle colonies grew many different types of grains.

Farming was a big part of the 13 colonies.The fact that they[southern colonies] could grow so much more than them[new England colonies] made them grow soically apart.Wich now the Southern colonie and the New England colonies are niow separated.

Southern Colonies had more land so they produced more crop and they were a more rural area, and the New England colonies had more manufacturing buildings and they were a more urban area. Plus the southern colonies had slavery whiles the New England colonies did not.The middle colonies also produced and had slaves but barely as many as the southern colonies.

The three groups of colonies in America were New England, the Middle Colonies, and the Southern Colonies. The groups had economic and geographic characteristics.

The New England Middle and Southern colonies had a lot of similarities and differences. For one, the colonies had strong English and French influences. They, however, were different in landscapes, as well as topographic and demographic features.

The New England colonies were predominantly dissenters and the southern colonies were predominantly Church of England.

Whereas religion was the basis of life and government in the Northern colonies, the lack of religion in the Southern colonies provided the basis for agriculture.

New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies

The Southern Colonies received ships and manufactured goods from England. In trade, the Southern Colonies provided lumber, food, and livestock.

New England depended on southern colonies for the supply of materials such as cotton and foodstuffs.

The Carolina colonies were named by King Charles II of England in honor of his father Charles I. The Latin form of Charles is Carolus was feminized to Carolina. The colony split into northern and southern colonies because of political and economic differences.

Mercantilism is the economic system where colonies provided raw materials to England.

Rice and tobacco was shipped to England from Southern Colonies. This was discover by Great Britain.

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