Essay on Differences Between The And Southern Colonies

1474 Words Aug 27th, 2016 6 Pages
During the formation of this small and struggling colony called Jamestown, the first settlement in America, was able to show people the hardships and mistakes that had occurred while also being able to influence the lives of many to strive for their dreams. After the development of the first colony, this led to the creation of various other colonies to be established by people who wanted to improve their daily lives. Throughout this essay, it will focus on some of the differences and similarities among three regions of the English settlement. The areas of focus will be on distinct characteristics, Indian alliances, economic associations, political advancement, and religious significance from the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies. These three regions that formed the thirteen colonies had marked the beginning of America and offered the opportunity of a lifetime. The New England Colonies consisted of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. These colonies were first started by Puritan Separatists in England. The people were often punished for going against the government of the Church of England, which forced some to leave in search of religious freedom. When establishing these colonies many of the settlers quickly assembled a friendly relationship with the natives. With the help of two Indians, Squanto, and Samoset, they helped the Pilgrims learn how to work the land that benefitted them greatly. This cordial relationship soon turned for the…

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