Target 2- the New England Colonies



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Target 2- The New England Colonies


CAUSE

Climate

long winters, growing season was short

Natural Resources

the Atlantic Ocean- whales, mackeral, halibut, cod, and other fish; forests provided lumber

Soil and Geography

rocky soil- subsistence farming is the production of enough food for themselves and a little extra for the town NE had great harbors and bays



EFFECT


Geographic Expansion of New England

English settlers made up the largest group of people- most of the New England farmers lived near towns because they sold larger plots of land to a group of people

GREAT MIGRATION- 20,000 Puritans made their way to Massachusetts from 1620-1640



Productive Resources AND Economic Expansion

Fishing Industry; shipbuilding and timber industry; TRADE in coastal cities like Boston (commerce) bay areas and harbors

Economic Expansion- Triangular Trade- name given to the trading route with three stops (America, Europe and Africa) Navigation Acts to make money England forced colonial trade with the “mother country”, England- smuggling to benefit the colonists

Target 3- People

What do you notice about the movement of people to New England?

small towns around Puritan churches which divided the land among its members- farmhouses surrounded a green- a central square where a meetinghouse was located and where public activities took place; few African slaves in New England (cities there were few slaves); gradual decline of Puritanism GREAT MIGRATION- 20,000 Puritans made their way to Massachusetts from 1620-1640 ; moved as congregations (Churches)

What do you notice about the products of New England?

Primary focus on

Shipbuilding (timber), Fishing/Whaling (oil) and Trade

What ideas (religious/social/political) make the New England Colonies different or unique?

The New England Way- work hard and be faithful to God was essential to life;

Education was important- emphasis on reading (Bible); Puritans settled other colonies (RI, CONN.) for religious freedoms


Decline of Puritan NE- economic competition, other religions, and government changes



Target 2- The New England Colonies


CAUSE

Climate

long winters (short growing seasons)

Natural Resources

whales- Atlantic Ocean – mackeral, cod, halibut, “fishies”

Forests- trees



Soil and Geography

rocky soil



EFFECT


Geographic Expansion of New England

“hunting” for more forests and fishing grounds
as more people enter New England- Puritan strength/presence declines (economic/other religions cause it to go away)

Productive Resources AND Economic Expansion

whale oil- lighting; shipbuilding, fishing and trade (SERVICE)

lumber and ships (shipyard)



triangular trade is trade routes which have 3 “legs” of trade (America, Africa, Europe)

Navigation Acts were laws to expand England’s economy = wealth (gold/silver)- this process of making profit for the parent colony is called MERCANTILISM

Target 3

What do you notice about the movement of people to New England?

English settlers (not diverse)- land was sold to groups (Congregations) of Puritans- communities were called commonwealth; divided land into “greens” with meetinghouses- town meetings were self government “happened” GREAT MIGRATION- 20,OOO PURITANS migrated to NE.

FEW SLAVES IN NEW ENGLAND



What do you notice about the products of New England?

Shipbuilding, Fishing industry, and trade
PRODUCTS ARE A DIRECT RESULT OF THE GEOGRAPHY AND LOCATION!!

What ideas (religious/social/political) make the New England Colonies different or unique?

The New England Way- idea of stressing hard work, duty and godliness for the community- knowing how to behave in their commonwealth; Education important stressing reading the Bible

other colonies were founded by Puritans who were forced out of Mass. (Connecticut/Rhode Island)


where it belongs????



subsistence farming- is growing enough crops for yourself and some extra for the town.

Target 3- The New England Colonies


CAUSE

Climate

long winters (short growing season)

Natural Resources

Atlantic Ocean- whales and fishing; trees for ships/lumber

Soil and Geography

rocky soil



EFFECT


Geographic Expansion of New England Colonies

movement inland for more trees; expand out onto other fishing grounds

Productive Resources AND Economic Expansion

commerce/trade, whale oil, shipbuilding, fishing (cod, halibut, mackerel, other ‘fishies’) and timber; triangular trade was a series (3) of stops where trade goods were shipped and sold from port to port (Europe, Africa, America)- Navigation Acts ensured profit for England

Target 3

What do you notice about the movement of people to the New England Colonies?

Puritan congregations (Church) bought plots o’ land to farm- farmhouses formed “greens” with a meetinghouse in the center; few African Americans in NE due to the type of farms Great Migration- 20,000 Puritans move to NE formed commonwealth for towns- town meetings (self-gov)

What do you notice about the products of the New England Colonies?

shipbuilding, fishing/whaling, trade (service)

What ideas (religious/social/political) make the New England Colonies different or unique?

religion? The New England Way- belief that one should show godliness, duty and honor (honesty) community first; education was important esp. reading- gateway to the Bible

subsistence farming- NE’ers produced enough crops to feed themselves and a lil’ extra to sell
Puritan ministers were removed from Mass. Bay Co. for different beliefs- formed Connecticut, Rhode Island colonies
Puritan NE declines (1720’s) due to 1) economic interest, 2) competition among other Christian groups 3) political changes

Target 3- The Middle Colonies


CAUSE

Climate




Natural Resources




Soil and Geography






EFFECT


Geographic Expansion of Middle Colonies




Productive Resources AND Economic Expansion




Target 3

What do you notice about the movement of people to the Middle Colonies?




What do you notice about the products of the Middle Colonies?




What ideas (religious/social/political) make the Middle Colonies different or unique?




Target 3- The Southern Colonies


CAUSE

Climate




Natural Resources




Soil and Geography






EFFECT


Geographic Expansion of the Southern Colonies




Productive Resources AND Economic Expansion




Target 3

What do you notice about the movement of people to the Southern Colonies?




What do you notice about the products of the Southern Colonies?




What ideas (religious/social/political) make the Southern Colonies different or unique?





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