Terms in this set (20)
What term describes the type of population growth NOT caused by immigration?
the English, the Germans, the Scot-Irish
Name the 3 largest ethnic groups that migrated to the colonies.
Which region of the colonies was the most diverse?
they followed the Rivers which made it easier to transport goods
Other than following the wilderness trails into the mountains, how did settlers move?
subsistence farmers, because they were dependent on locally grown items and were self sufficient
What was the occupation of most of the colonist? Why was this so important to colonial society?
fishing, whaling, ship building
What 3 occupations provided the main sources of income for the New England colonists?
many navigable rivers and thick rich soils
What 2 geographic characteristics were advantages to the middle colonies?
bread colonies because settlers grew cereal grains
What was the nickname of the middle colonies?
In the triangular trade, what did England send to the colonies?
genuine concern for the Indians soul
what was the most important reason for evangelizing the Indians?
What group of people was most active in being missionaries to the Indians?
Where did converted Indians live?
After what war did the Puritans begin practicing slavery?
Susquehanna and allegheny
What are the rivers that the colonist used to transport their crops?
traveled from Lancaster, Penn to Salisbury, NC and it was 700 miles long
2 things about the Great Wagon Road
salted and exported
What did the colonist do with the fish they caught?
middle colonies, West Indies, and Europe
Where did they send cod?
Tobacco, indigo, rice, corn
What are the money crops out of the southern colonies?
whale oil, lumber, rice, furs, tobacco, rum, indigo, fish
What are the goods and crops from the North American Colonies?
jewelry, tools, and luxury
What are the manufactured goods from the Northern Colonies?