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10 Land distribution – In the Chesapeake, land was
unevenly distributed. In New England, however, a
few people would apply together for grants of land
and would then plan villages in which everyone
would get land. So, New England was much more
egalitarian in that respect. Plantations vs. small towns – While the
Chesapeake was composed of sprawling
plantations New England mainly consisted of
small towns. Family life – In the Chesapeake, the
predominance of males, the high mortality rate,
and the incidence of servitude led to few, small,
short-lived families. In New England, by contrast,
people moved to the colonies already in family
units and there was consequently a more even
male: female ratio, which led to numerous, large
[it was healthier there] and longer-lived [they
created grandparents] families. Parents had far
more impact on their children’s lives, as they
actually lived to see them grow up.
- Clearly, the two regions developed very contrasting
lifestyles over the years. American Societies Take Shape (1640 – 1720)
*The Restoration Colonies*
- In 1642 the English Parliament, led by Oliver Cromwell,
rebelled against Charles I [the absolutist monarch
wannabe]. They finally won in 1646, and Charles was
subsequently executed; Cromwell assumed control of the
gov’t until his death in 1660. After the bad experience
11 w/Cromwell [the Interregnum] the English decided to
restore the monarchy, so Charles II arrived [The
- All the events back in England had major
consequences for the colonies. For one, since Puritans
controlled the gov’t from the War until the Restoration,
their migration to New England slowed down a lot.
Additionally, after 1660 six new colonies were formed
[The Restoration Colonies] but this time as
- The founding of the restoration colonies is as follows… New York was originally a Dutch colony, but in
1664 Charles II gave the area to his brother
James, the Duke of York [pretending the Dutch
weren’t there, I guess]. So James organized an...
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