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Geography and Daily Life of the Colonies (TFL)

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What was traded for slaves on the west coast of Africa?
rum
What products went from the West Indies to England in the triangular trade?
sugar molassed and fruit
What was one source of income in the Middle Colonies?
fur trading
What did farmers grow in the Southern Colonies
sugar, rice and apples
What was iron used to make in the Middle Colonies?
tools
Why were Southern Colonies best for farming?
The soil was fertile and plenty of rainfall
What did the people of New England who lived near the coast do for a living?
fishermen and whalers
What did the people of New England Colonies use the timber to build?
ships
What waves traded for in the West Indies?
molasses
What allowed the Middle Colonies to develop trade and commerce?
excellent harbors