population in New York was the most diverse of anywhere in the young colonies. If you listened in on dinner table conversations along the Hudson River, you would hear more than 12 languages! Most of the immigrants from other countries who came to the middle colonies were skilled at a craft. They came and built shops where they could practice their trade — from cabinet making to weaving to candle making.The Southern Colonies--Rich land and a mild climate determined the future of the Southern Colonies: agriculture. The Southern Colonies were based on farming, especiallytobacco farming. Tobacco was grown on large plantations. The most important people in the Southern Colonies lived on these big farms and not in towns. As a result, the SouthernColonies were more spread out. Towns were smaller. Houses were more spread out from each other. Instead of going to schools in town like children in New England, southern children might have studied at home. Many were also sent to England to be educated.1-colonies – territories distant from the country that governs them2-ports – places where ships and boats can load and unload3-Pilgrims – the people who left England because of religious persecution and came to America to found the Plymouth Colony4-tolerated – allowed, permitted 5-Puritans – people who wanted simpler forms of worship than others did in the 1500s and 1600s 1.Why did people come from Europe to the 13 colonies?a.They wanted to live near relatives.b.They wanted to go for a vacation.c.They wanted religious freedom and a better way of life.d.They wanted to see if the trees were better for shipbuilding than back home.2.The Northern Colonies were located close to the Atlantic Ocean, and the effect of this was that3.The Southern Colonies had rich land and a mild climate, and the effect of this wasthat
4.New York was ______________________________ and Pennsylvania was ______________________________.