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Southern Colonies vs New England Colonies

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Early life in the Americas consisted of great diversity as well as some similarities between colonies. During the colonial time period from about the 1600’s through the 1700’s, the thirteen original colonies were founded and divided among three major sections known as the New England colonies, the Middle colonies, and the Southern colonies. The New England colonies consisted of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. The Middle colonies contained New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Southern colonies included Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Geography was a primary influence on the colonial way of life. The New England colonies and the Southern colonies vary…show more content…
The northern region was more industrious than the southern region. Even though these two regions have many different characteristics with the economy, they had some similarities. Each region had their own economic system and they were each new colonies starting out in the New World. They both had to adapt to their surroundings and environment to survive and create their unique economy. Socially these regions differed as well. Although a majority
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