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What was the difference between nourthern colonies and southern colonies?


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2008-11-17 02:30:58
2008-11-17 02:30:58

They're in two different areas.


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The middle colonies were in between the northern colonies and southern colonies, and they did not depend on slaves as much as the southern colonies. And it was nicknamed the bread basket colonies. The southern colonies depended on slaves and was mostly made up of huge plantations. There wasn't really anything else... Similarities: They were both made up of Americans, both in the New England colonies, ruled by a king, and both are along a coast.

ANSWER:One of the differences between the Middle Colonies and the Southern Colonies, was that while the southern colonies produced such crops as tobacco, rice, indigo (a plant used for making blue dye), and cotton; the middle colonies grew wheat, which would become a profitable crop.Another difference between the two regions was, that the middle colonies carried on coastal trade with the New England, and southern colonies. For the location of the middle colonies was a great location for ports.

The New England had bad soil so they made friends with natives. The Middle Colonies did not fish.

The thirteen colonies were split into three different regions New England, middle, and southern. The difference between the New England and middle colonies was the way the land was divided up as well as the fact that the middle colonies produced many of the early crops for the first thirteen colonies.

Colonial Virginia and colonial Maryland which are "Southern Colonies" can also be categorized as the "Chesapeake Colonies".

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

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

New Amsterdam lay between the Southern colonies and the colonies.

The northern British colonies relied only on subsistence farming for the most part while southern colonies ranged from small farms to large plantations over 2,000 acres wide. Due to the large plantations, the southern colonies switched from indentured servants to African slaves as their labor source. Between the 17th and 18th centuries, African slaves were the majority in some southern colonies. The northern colonies did not rely heavily upon African slaves. Also, the northern colonies consisted mostly of Puritans while the southern colonies consisted of Protestants. Education in the northern colonies was far superior to southern education, for northerners emphasized Puritan based education off of the Bible and created the first tax-supported schools while education for southerners consisted mainly of passed down knowledge.

the middle colonies had a diverse population

When the 13 colonies were established, there were 3 regions: New England Colonies(furthest North), Middle Colonies(between the other two regions), and the Southern Colonies(furthest south). Because of this region's location(South of the two other regions), it was named the Southern Colonies which consisted of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Both the Middle and Southern colony farms were fertile in soil but the Southern colonies grew indigo and the Middle more grains.They probably both grew both of these crops but one more than the other.Lastly, the Southern colonies had more slaves. Paulina B.

There is no such nation-state as "Southern Canada."

== == The middle colonies were those between the Southern colonies and the New England colonies. They included New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

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.

Between the atlantic coastal plainer the piedmont.the piedmont stretches across the middle colonies and part of the southern colonies

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

New England Colonies- Industrial:Shipbuilding fishing and lumber Middle Colonies- Industrial/Agricultural:Furs, Fishing, Whaling Southern Colonies- Agricultural: Cotton, Rice, Indigo, Tobacco

They are the middle colonies because of its location between the new England colonies and the southern colonies.

The middle colonies were those between the Southern colonies and the New England colonies. They included New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

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