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The Middle Colonies Chapter 6

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What geographical advantage most helped the Middle Colonies become known as the "breadbasket" colonies?
good fertile land
What is the name fora young person who was learning a skill?
apprentis
After taking control of New Netherland from the Dutch, which two colonies did the English form in that regain?
New York and New Jersey
What does the word refuge mean?
a safe place
What was important to the prosperity of the Middle Colonies?
Rich Farmlands, ports, trade, artisans, fur, and lumber
What document proves that some people in the Middle Colonies had self government?
The frame of government in Pennsylvania
With which American Indian leader did William Penn form a long-lasting peace?
Temanend
What goods did the Middle Colonies import from England?
furniture, silver, gunpowder, tea, metals
Name two colonists that were leaders of the Great Awakening.
George Whitfield and Jonathan Edwards
What happened at a gristmill?
grinned grain into flour
How did the Middle Colonies differ from the New England Colonies?
Middle colonies has more churches and mixed religions
Why did most market towns in the Middle Colonies have gristmills?
they needed to grind grain into flour.
What types of worker made finished goods from farm products?
artisans, bakers, soap makers, butlers, and flour millers
Why was New York City a good location for a port?
It had a deep natural harbor.
What is an artisan? Give examples.
a crafter worker, black smith, cooper, silver smith, carpenters, and ship builders.
William Penn wanted all colonists and American Indians to be treated with _______.
justice
The fertile land, deep harbors, and mild climate of the Middle Colonies all contributed to the region's __________.
prosperity
The thousands of __________ who settled in the Middle Colonies added to the region's diversity.
immigrants
King Charles 2 of England made William Penn the __________ of Pennsylvania.
proprietor
Many young colonists learned how to make a living as artisans by becoming ___________.
apprentices