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    will be, so we will need to know about the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies. Based upon the areas of geography and climate, resources, political and social life, the Southern colony will prove to be problem in a possible war with France. The geography of the Southern colony includes the Appalachian Mountains, Piedmont, the Atlantic Coastal Plain, and has good harbors and rivers for fish and ships. The Southern colony has a humid climate with mild winters for being outside a lot., hot

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    region. The New England Colonies and the Southern Colonies were the two distinct societies that were set up in the new world. The New England and Southern Colonies had many differences and similarities centered on reasons for arrival, slavery, forms of government and economy. The people who arrived in the areas of the New England and Southern Colonies during the seventeenth century, came for different reasons, or had a different purpose for why they came. The New England colonies were founded under

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    the British colonies in North America like religion, culture, and geography. Geography, however, played the biggest role in the development of the colonies. Geography greatly influenced, for the better and in some areas for the worse, the living and farming conditions. Different geographies in the northern, southern, and middle colonies decided how they survived and developed. The northern colonies weren’t suited for farming like the other colonies were. The northern colonies had thin rocky

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    Southern Colonies Religion | Southern Colonies claimed to have religious freedom but that tended to be a superficial idea. In these colonies Anglican faith was the most predominate. Anglican included Presbyterian and Baptist. While Protestants were somewhat tolerated most were Anglican. They didn’t really consider Native Americans and slaves religion to be an actual religion. Several people tried to convert slaves and Native Americans to their religion. When slaves began to give in they

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    known as the New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies. These colonies were established for many reasons to benefit the settlers who were coming from countries around the world. Most of their motives were similar, but others were very different. Specifically, the New England Colonies and the Southern were similar and different in many aspects concerning their religion, politics, and economics. The New England Colonies differed from the Southern colonies in their religious practices

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    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

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    supply. The British needed a new place to claim as their own so they could accommodate their ever-growing populace and after Christopher Columbus expedited North American exploration of the Eastern world, many citizens shipped off to form the Jamestown colony in 1607, marking the beginning of an exploration era. By the end of the seventeenth century, as many as 295,000 people shipped off to the Atlantic coast of North America (Pursuit of Happiness). As the colonists expanded past Jamestown, there were

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    Life in the Southern American Colonies The Southern Colonies consist of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Georgia. In this news paper story there will be a descriptions of the jobs, religions, education, cooking, and the attire. Currently in this day and era men and woman are able to socialize and work together. Race and gender is considered equal for servants (Roark et al.). Servants however have no control of who wants to purchase their service

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    Life in the North American colonies was great at one point. At first we liked having protection and assistance from the British. After a while, we Patriots yearned for more freedom. The British had too many rules and controlled a lot of aspects of our lives, including the trading of goods. To add, even though we were across the pond, they were telling us where to live. Us Patriots were forced to provide housing to the British soldiers. Although we appreciated the help, we did not want them taking

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    Politics The politics of the southern colonies first began in 1607 during the founding of Jamestown, Virginia. This was the first British colony in America and the new world. The colonists sent to Jamestown were sent to the new world to attempt to make money and to try to find gold for the joint-stock company. The southern colony of Virginia started off as to being governed by the Virginia company. What this meant is that until 1624 Virginia would be a royal charter governed and

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