Early Colonization

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    Early Colonization

  • Southern Colonies

    Southern Colonies
    Economics: slave labor, large plantation farming, Arsticrats
    Geography: long growing season due to warmer climate, hot long summers, mild winters, large farms with cash crops, flat land, ranged from coastal plains in the east to rolling hills farther inland. Western regions were mountanous, fertile soil, hot summers increased diseas such as malaria and yellow fever
    Religion: Anglican
  • Middle Colonies

    Middle Colonies
    Economics: food crops, lumbery and ship building, textiles production and paper making, shipping hubs, craftsmen, blacksmiths, silversmith, cobblers, wheelwrigths, wigmakers
    Geography: fertile soil, winters not as harsh, long summers kept disease away, uncleared forest, first settlements around
    Hudson River, ranged from coastal plains along the coastline, rolling hills in the middle, and mountains further inland
    Religions: Anglican, Dutch reformed, Protistant, Catholic, Jewish
  • Northen Colonies

    Northen Colonies
    Economics: farming, fishing, shipping and handicraft trades, forests- lumber used for ship building, sailors, fishermen, and merchants
    Geography: short growing season, colder climate, rocky soil (less fertile), small farms (personal use), fishsing (majority of food and careers), Appalachain Mountains, near Atlantic Ocean
    Religion: Puritan
  • Exploration Pilgrim

    When: 1620
    Why: Religious Freedom
    Where: 13 colonies and America
    Events: Mayflower Compact, Manga Carta
    Outcomes: Massachestts swallowed up Plymouth Rock
  • Virginia

    Created by the London Company and John Smith. Jamestown is in Virgina and the first sustainable colony.
  • Plymouth

    British citezens
  • New York

    New York
    James the Duke of York
  • Massachuesetts

    William Bradford
  • Maryland

    Lord Baltimore
  • Connecticut

    Thomas Hooker
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Roger Williams
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    John Wheelwright
  • Delaware

    Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    8 noblemen
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    Lord Birkley and Sir Geroge Carteret
  • Penssylvania

    William Penn
  • Georgia

    James Ogelthorpe