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New England

Mass, Conn, Rhode Island, New Hampshire

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Middle ( Mid- Atlantic)

Pennsylvania, N.Y, Del, N.J

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Southern

Maryland, Virginia, N.C, S.C, Georgia

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New England Geography

4 seasons, rocky soil, mountainous

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New England Economy

Shipping, Trading, Whaling

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New England Slaves? Why?

Not many, not much farming they aren't useful

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Why New England was founded:

To avoid religious persecution

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Middle Geography

4 seasons, mix of fertile and rocky soil

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Middle Economy

Diverse- Wheat, corn, iron work, land slaves

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Middle Slaves? Why?

Not many because of Quakers

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Why Middle colonies were founded

Diverse money making reasons

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Southern Geography

Fertile soil, warm, mild winters

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Southern Economy

Agriculture

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Southern Slaves? Why?

Yes. Large plantations

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Why Southern colonies were founded?

Money through agriculture

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What did Bacons Rebellion tell England about its colonies?

They wanted to be heard and have more land

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What was the Navigation Acts?

Colonies had to trade on British ships and must trade sugar and tobacco with colonies

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How did the Magna Carta impact the colonial Governments?

It put limits on the kings power and carried over to the colonies and gave people basic rights and to have a say in their government.

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What was the Enlightenment?

An intellectual movement in Europe during the 18th century that led to a new view on the world

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What are divine rights and natural rights?

Divine right is the belief that monarchs were given the power to rule by God, Natural rights are rights that are given to a person at birth from nature.

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What was the Great Awakening?

Religious revival that spurred many different religions