Colonies USI.5b

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New England

Natural resources:timber, fish, harbors

New England

Human resources:craftsmen, shopkeepers, shipbuilders

New England

Capital Resources:tools, buildings

New England

Geography:Appalachian Mountains, Boston harbor, hilly terrain, rocky soil, jagged coastline

New England

Climate:Moderate summers, cold winters

New England

Specialization of trade:Fishing, shipbuilding, naval supplies, metal tools and equipment

New England

cotton Interdependence:Colonies depended on the Southern colonies for crops such as tobacco, rice, cotton, and indigo, and for forest products such as lumber, tar, and pitch.

New England

Interdependence: Depended on the Mid-Atlantic colonies for livestock and grains.

New England

Social/Political: Villages and churches were centers of life.

New England

Religious:Religious reformers and separatists

New England

Civic: town meetings

Mid-Atlantic

Natural Resources: rich farmlands, rivers

Mid-Atlantic

Human resources:unskilled and skilled workers, fishermen

Mid-Atlantic

Capital resources: tools, buildings

Mid-Atlantic

Appalachian Mountains, coastal lowlands, harbors and bays

Mid-Atlantic

Mild winters and moderate climate, wide and deep rivers

Mid-Atlantic

Livestock, grains, fish

Mid-Atlantic

Interdependence:traded with the Southern and New England colonies to get the products they did not produce.

Mid-Atlantic

Interdependence:depended on the Southern colonies for tobacco, rice, cotton, indigo, and forest products.

Mid-Atlantic

Interdependence:They traded with the New England colonies for metal tools and equipment.

Mid-Atlantic

Social/Political: Villages and cities, varied and diverse lifestyles, diverse religions

Mid-Atlantic

Civic life: market towns

Southern

Natural resources: fertile farmlands, rivers, harbors

Southern

Human resources:farmers, enslaved African Americans

Southern

Capital resources: tools, buildings

Southern

Geography:Appalachian Mountains, Piedmont, Atlantic Coastal Plain, good harbors and rivers

Southern

Climate:Humid with mild winters and hot summers

Southern

Specialization of Trade:Tobacco, rice, cotton, indigo, forest products (lumber, tar, pitch)

Southern

Interdependence:depended on the New England colonies for manufactured goods, including metal tools and equipment.

Southern

Interdependence: depended on the Mid-Atlantic colonies for grains and other agricultural products not plentiful in the South.

Southern

Social/Political: Plantations (slavery), mansions, indentured servants, fewer cities, fewer schools

Southern

Religious:Church of England

Southern

Civic life: counties

Interdependence

Two or more people depending on each other for goods and services

Specialization:

Focusing on one or a few products

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