Table of Contents
- 1 What did the southern colonies depend on?
- 2 What were the main resources for the southern colonies?
- 3 What features of the New England colonies made them entirely different from the other colonies?
- 4 What does New England and Southern have in common?
- 5 What was the geography of the Middle Colonies?
- 6 What was life like in the southern colonies?
What did the southern colonies depend on?
The southern colonies’ economy was based on agriculture (farming). Many of the colonists who came to the southern colonies were rich aristocrats or businessmen from England and they wanted to become even more wealthy from owning land.
What were the main resources for the southern colonies?
The natural resources found in the Southern Colonies included: rich farmlands, forests, and fish. The population in the New England Colonies was primarily English.
How were the Southern and New England colonies similar?
The colonies of the south and the New England had one similarity; there relationship with the natives. Both of the colonies had very bad relations with the natives. The south needed the native land for tobacco plantations, which caused a lot of conflict between the two groups.
How did New England’s economy depend on the region’s natural resources?
How did New England’s economy depend on the region’s natural resources? Colonists used the natural resources to make their living. Some grew crops, cut lumber of caught fish. Others used those resources to make products.
What features of the New England colonies made them entirely different from the other colonies?
The New England colonies had rocky soil, which was not suited to plantation farming, so the New England colonies depended on fishing, lumbering, and subsistence farming. The Middle colonies also featured mixed economies, including farming and merchant shipping.
What does New England and Southern have in common?
What are the similarities between the southern and New England colonies? They were mainly similar politically. Socially and economically they had some differences. One way they were alike is that they both had a royal governors.
How did the southern colonies help the New England colonies?
The New England and Mid-Atlantic colonies depend on the Southern colonies for forest products such as lumber, tar, pitch. Popular trade routes carry cash crops between the colonies, and to Europe. Then finished goods to Africa. Then bringing cheap labor back to the colonies.
What was the natural resources of the New England colonies?
The natural resources in the New England colonies were: 1 Lumber 2 Furs 3 Whales 4 Fish 5 Iron ore 6 Granite
What was the geography of the Middle Colonies?
The Middle colonies contained New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Southern colonies included Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Geography was a primary influence on the colonial way of life.
What was life like in the southern colonies?
The Southern colonies were an oligarchy which meant that the wealthy plantation owners controlled the government. The lifestyle in the Southern colonies was a self-sufficient plantation life with few cities. These regions were different socially, although they were both though.