Disparities of wealth and intolerance occurred in all of the southern colonies. In the Northern colonies, farming was carried out on a much smaller scale and usually provided for just the family. Even though the three colonies were all democratic they all had contradictory differences. This religious view left little room for clergy, liturgy, or hierarchy, and rejected doctrines such as predestination. The New England, Middle, and southern colonies of colonial America were similar because it was socially acceptable for males to go to college and learn about the bible but politically and economically these regions were extremely diverse.
Many people made their living raising livestock or growing grain. Government Similar to the New England Colonies, slavery was not common. The Middle colonies also featured mixed economies, including farming and merchant shipping. The English middle colonies of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware shared several common features. Colonists in the Middle Colonies believed that everyone should be treated the same way and pressured other colonists not to own slaves.
The agricultural crops brought great wealth but at the expense of being dependent on international markets and reliant on the import of manufactured goods. The New England colonies to the north regarded them as intruders. They had a long life span, the women aged up to 68 years and the men 70 years. This court made laws and governed the company. Large amounts of wheat and other different cash crops were cultivated in these areas, which were harvested and sold in their local markets and overseas. Pennsylvania grew rapidly because it was the best advertised of all the colonies and no restrictions were placed on immigration to the colony.
The middle colonies were geographically different from New England in that most of the region had fertile soil well suited for farming grain and wheat. They brought their families, as did the New England colonists, and they kept their families together on the plantations. The main feature was the plantation, a large plot of land that contained a great many acres of farmland and buildings in which lived the people who owned the land and the people who worked the land. In terms of diversity, the Middle and Southern colonies compare in this way. The New England Colonies were mainly agricultural farmers.
The geographical position of New England and Middle colonies contributed to their economic development. The English authorities were willing to tolerate the religious dissention in return for the development of profitable trading centers. Unlike the southern colonies, they followed strict rules and were intolerant to other religions. The New England and Chesapeake colonies were both settled by English colonists. . England was very forceful in pushing out multiple groups of people to the eastern coast of what is now known as North America. Climate The four Middle Colonies had rich soil that was great for farming.
Males were the only ones allowed to go to college, unlike today. Colonists experienced many benefits living in the middle colonies. In contrast, Virginia and the New England colonies were essentially corporate ventures, sponsored by joint-stock companies that funded the settlements as investments. As the plantations grew they had to employ black slaves. The Southern Colonies were the most inequitable as they were an Oligarchy. But they ran their democratic governmentin all different types of ways.
The Southern Colonies were almost entirely agricultural. The plantations were fully self contained with their own blacksmith, teachers and professionals. They ultimately executed Charles, and Cromwell assumed control of the government until his death in 1660. He sought the colony as a refuge for English Catholics who were subjected to discrimination in England. North and South Carolina also produced and exported indigo, a blue dye obtained from native plants, which was used in coloring fabric. The two proprietors split New Jersey with a diagonal line into East and West New Jersey—Carteret taking the east side.
He filed a claim to all of this land for the Dutch. In the middlecolonies the economy was supported by both trade and farming withand emphasis on Wheat. For instance the New England Colonies was a Theocracy, which meant that the church controlled the government. This meant that the wealthy plantation owners controlled the government because they were the only people who could manage to pay for all their own expenses. These crops were grown on large plantations owned bywealthy white males and worked by African slaves. Navigation Acts A series of acts passed between 1650 and 1673 that established three rules of colonial trade: first, trade must be carried out only on English ships; second, all goods imported into the colonies had to pass through ports in England; and third, specific goods, such as tobacco, could be exported only to England.
Slaves could be found throughout all of the southern colonies during this time. The original names of the Southern Colonies were the Province of Maryland later Maryland , the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, later Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia , the Province of North Carolina, later North Carolina and Tennessee , the Province of South Carolina, later South Carolina and the Province of Georgia, later Georgia. Keep in mind this is all before the revolution and I haven't eventried to discuss the Great Awakening of the time. At that time there were only two prominent regions in North America, they were known then as the New England and the Chesapeake colonies. England was the main customer of crops and goods exported by the Southern Colonies.