Chapter 6-1

Chapter 6-1 - The Middle Colonies Chapter 6: Lesson 1...

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The Middle Colonies Chapter 6: Lesson 1
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Settling the Middle Colonies The Middle Colonies were: New York New Jersey Delaware Pennsylvania The Middle Colonies had a better climate, rainfall, and soil than New England Were known as the “Breadbasket Colonies” because they produced so much wheat, corn, and rye.
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Settling the Middle Colonies The region had several large harbors on the Atlantic coast These harbors were connected to many deep rivers that reached far inland Deep rivers allowed larger ships to travel to inland settlements
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New Netherlands New Sweden Jamestown New England
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New Netherlands Like France, few people wanted to leave the Netherlands for the New World because life was good at home By 1640, New Netherlands only had about 2,000 people and was a struggling colony In 1647, Peter Stuyvesant was put in charge to make the colony more successful He expanded the lands of New Netherlands south
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New Netherlands New Sweden Jamestown New England
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New Netherlands Jamestown New England
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New Netherlands controlled more land, but still didn’t have enough people to be successful To increase the population, the colony started allowing people from
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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