New England Colonies
Colonies made up of the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut
woodland, sandy soil
New England colonies had these conditions
Colonies made up of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware
flat plains, rich soil
Middle colonies had these conditions
colonies made up of Virginia, Maryland, N. Carolina, S. Carolina and Georgia
Southern Colonies had these conditions
rich soil, tide water
Lumbering, Farming, Fishing, Whaling, Ship building
New England Livelihoods
Producing just enough to live on
Farming, Known as the bread colonies
Middle Colonies Livelihoods
wheat, oats, barley
Produce of Middle Colonies farming
Southern Colonies Livelihood
Tobacco, Rice, Inidigo, Cotton
Produce of Southern Colonies
where most people settled
Rich, fertile farm land and religious freedom
reasons for settling in the middle colonies
trade made up of sugar, rum, and slaves
slaves, gold, pepper
things that rum was traded to Africa for
Sugar, Molasses, Slaves, Money
Trade of the West Indies
New England use sugar and molasses to make this
these people were used to grow rice, tobacco, wheat, indigo, turpentine
importing and exporting in the colonies
what the colonies exported
what the colonies imported
Products that the New England colonies traded
what the Middle Colonies traded
tobacco, rice, turpentine, indigo
what the Southern colonies traded
What children were taught to read
When formal education ended
who received no formal education
term for the men that would teach
room and board
what the headmasters were paid from the families of the students
normal school for kids that worked in the factories Monday thru Saturday, had nothing to do with religion
College started in 1636 in Massachusetts
Puritans and Pilgrims
groups that placed a high value on education
William & Mary
Yale, Princeton, Columbia
3 colleges with the Church of England
How could a person move up the social ladder
this type of literature was dull
Bible, New England Primer
2 basic children's books
wrote "the History of Plymouth"
Wrote the "History of New England"
Wrote "Poor Richard's Almanac"
"Poor Richard's Almanac"
Most popular book in the colonies
inventor of bifocal glasses
inventor of pot bellied stove
inventor of lightning rods
Printer, inventor, scientist, weatherman, author, politician, ambassador to England, postal service idea
8 "careers" of Ben Franklin
Dancing/grand balls, hunting, card playing
leisure time activities in the Southern colonies
Swimming/boating, skating/sleighing, picnics, horse racing
leisure time activities in the Middle Colonies
hunting, church gatherings, NO swimming, dancing or card playing
Leisure time activities in the New England Colonies
Name given to female teacher in the southern colonies where both boys and girls could go to her home and learn
What country did wealthy familes send their sons to college?
Wealthy families sent their sons to college in England to study to become what?
What caused more deaths than disease?
Witchcraft & quack doctors
these people caused the deaths through their ignorance
standard medical remedy
Ignorance, witchcraft, bleeding, poor medical equipment
4 things in the medical practice of that time that contributed to deaths besides disease
Medicine used to treat malaria
Used to avoid smallpox
What was the most feared disease of the time period?
Boston News Letter
What was the first successful paper?
What event/case started freedom of the press?
Spain, France, England, Germany, Scotland, Holland, Switzerland
What countries did the people come from?
Who was the founder of the colony of Connecticut?
Who was the founder of the colnoy of Rhode Island?
Who was the founder of the colony of Massachusetts
What was the biggest conflict between the colonists and the Native Americans?
What is the word for rise and fall of rivers leading to good faming in the southern colonies?
Witch trials of 1692 were held here..
First college established in Connecticut
the back country
The land just west of the last settled community
which of the 13 colonies had the most religious freedom
What country claimed most of the land west of the colonies
Ambergris is used for what?