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5/19/11 13 colonies New England: Less fertile and colder than the other colonies. Occupations: sailors, merchants, or fishermen. Triangular Trade- trading rum for African slaves and slaves for Caribbean molasses. The Middle Colonies: Un-cleared forests and fertile soils helped to draw many
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Unformatted text preview: settlers to this area. – People were attracted to these colonies by the atmosphere of religious freedom. • The Southern Colonies – The soil was well suited to growing crops....
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