Asked in History of the United States
What were some interesting aspects of daily life in the middle colonies?
People who lived in the Middle Colonies depended on crops from the southern colonies. The people of the Middle Colonies were in the lumber trade or grain export. Other trades would include dock workers and blacksmith. Most of the people educated themselves and children at home rather than a formal education. Education was not free although some church did offer education. The people made their own clothing inspired by traditional Dutch Quaker styles. The people entertained themselves by dancing, playing games, and visiting with each other.