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Who practiced subsistence farming the new England colonies middle colonies or southern colonies?


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The type of farming practiced in the New England colonies was subsistence farming. New England colonies used this method because their thin, rocky soil prevented them from planting great crops.

The soil of new England wasn't very fertile so farmers practiced subsistence farming so they could survive.

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

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.

The Northern colonies (or New England colonies) practiced subsistence farming. Some of the world's best fishing grounds were discovered near here. They had lots of lumber to sell. Basically, they sold their resources for money. The Southern colonies had plantations. They typically grew rice, tobacco, and other things. They were introduced to slaves, and became the "slave region." There were many economic and social issues with their use of slaves. It set the Southern colonies on a different path than the Middle and New England colonies. North - Richer - better jobs. South - Poorer - not much education.

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

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

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

Yes. Puritans lived in the southern colonies as well as the middle colonies and new england colonies.

Middle Colonies New England Colonies Southern Colonies

The New England colonies, the Middle colonies, and the Southern colonies.

The settlers in the southern colonies were seeking religious rights from England.

Slavery was most common in the Southern Colonies than in the New England colonies because there were plantation work to be done.

No, the New England colonies practiced in democratic government.

They are: The southern colonies, the Middle colonies, and the New England colonies.

The New England colonies, the Middle colonies and the Southern colonies.

one thing that the new England colonies have in common are that they have fertile soil

the economy of the southern colonies.

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