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LookingattheColoniesMap of the East Coast, showingcolonies of New England(Massachusetts, Rhode Island,New Hampshire, Connecticut),middle colonies (New York,Pennsylvania, New Jersey,Delaware), Chesapeake colonies(Virginia, Maryland), andsouthern colonies (NorthCarolina, South Carolina,Georgia).
GeographyReligionEconomyTemperateclimatewarm summerscold winterslandformscoastal plainpiedmontmountains.good harborsideal foragriculture.Great social andreligiousdiversity.Pennsylvania.Founder, WilliamPenn.Quakers.ReligiousTolerance,Presbyterians.Lutherans.Mennonites.New York jewishcommunity.Depended onfarming andcommerce(trade)Staple cropsWheat.Barley.Rye.Breadbasketcolonies.Urban centerslike New Yorkand Philadelphia.Ports anddiversityFur tradeSome slaves.NORTHERNMIDDLEGeographyReligionEconomyFarthest north.Cooler climate.Shorter growingseason.Helped preventdisease.Cold weather,killed many.Mostly hills androcky soil.Naturalresources more
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