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undersen, Joan R. "Colonial life in America." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web. 23 July 2016.
This source explains that many people considered the thirteen colonies to be 3 very distinct regions, firstly because of the landscape. There was the North (New England), the Middle Colonies, the Southern Colonies, and the Chesapeake Colonies, which many historians consider to be part of the Southern Colonies. Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island made up New England. These colonies were small and poorer farming towns. Geographically, the area had a lot of timber/wood and fish. The Middle Colonies were Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. These were larger farming towns and they produced barley, corn, and wheat among other things. Philadelphia was the biggest trade center. The Chesapeake Colonies consisted of Maryland and Virginia. Large farms and plantations in these colonies grew wheat and tobacco as cash crops. Towns developed more slowly than the other colonies, yet they were more wealthy. The Southern Colonies included Georgia and South Carolina and were very similar in terms of agriculture to the Chesapeake region.

Lindert, Peter, and Jeffrey Williamson. "American Colonial Incomes, 1650-1774." (2014): n. pag. Web.
This source helps to show how British Colonial America was split into different regions. One of the big dividing factors shown in this article was money. The Southern part of the 13 colonies tended to be wealthier and…

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