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List some of the natural feature that made the Middle Colones an attactive place for people to settle.
Good Climate, Plenty of rain, fertile land, wide and navigable rivers, large seaports, large forests
Explain how the english were able to conquer New Amsterdam without firing a shot.
They outnumbered the Dutch and then offered the settlers the rights of an Englishman if they surrendered.
Why were the colonies of New York, Ne Jersey and Delaware founded?
to control the trade on the Atlantic Coast
How did Penn establish good relations with the Native Americans?
He treated them fairly and paid them for the land he was given by the king.
What were the three rights granted to the citizens of Pennsylvania?
Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, and Trial by Jury
What is the Great Awakening?
It was a religious movement that renewed the peoples interest in religion.
How did the Great Amwakening affect people's relationship with God?
It changed God from a punisher to someone you need a personal relationship with
What are three ways Ben Franklin helped the city of Philadelphia.
He established the first firefighting company in the colony, he established the militia, and helped raise money for the first hospital.
Most towns in the Middle Colonies had a _______________, gristmill, lumber yard and ______________ ____________.
blacksmith and general store
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