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    During the 17th century two region were settled by people of English origin. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England colonies. Even though the two areas were governed by the English, the colonies had similarities as well as differences. The New England colonies were formed by people seeking religious freedom while those of the Chesapeake colonies traveled to the New World to seek wealth and economic profit. Socially, in the early part of the Chesapeake colonization the men and women had a very unbalanced ratio of men to women. There were four or five men to one women, which made it very difficult to start a family. More men lived here than women because men were needed on the tobacco fields. Women are important…

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    In the late 1400s, when Christopher Columbus stumbled across North America, the world was altered. Many countries established colonies, but the only ones that stuck were the English colonies. Jamestown was first, and 12 others followed. Everyone had different reasons for migrating and the culture of these colonies showed that. Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, their reasons for settling, their government structures, and their…

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    North America at this time. The two main areas were known as the Chesapeake as well as The New England. By the time the 1700s rolled around, these two provinces began to coincide to become one nation despite their differences. The major significant difference in these two areas was the reason pertaining to why the newcomers came to the New World; because of this, the colonies were effected socially, politically, as well as economically. There were several colonies that came together to form the…

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    During the 17th century two region were settled by people of English origin. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England colonies. Even though the two areas were governed by the English, the colonies had similarities as well as differences. They developed different social, political and economic customs due to the different purposes. The New England colonies were formed by people seeking religious freedom while those of the Chesapeake colonies traveled to the New World to…

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    The purpose of Jamestown was for Britian to gain it's share of oversea colonies, trade, and wealth. The British colonies were established by a profit-seeking corporation verses France and Spains monarchy approach. “In 1606, King James I chartered a joint-stock enterprise called the Virginia Company.” King James I motive was to spread Christian religion to the Indians who he believed “live in darkness and miserable ignorance of the true knowledge and worship of God.” The stock holders motives…

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    The Chesapeake Bay colonies and the New England colonies were both established by the English Empire. These provinces were the second and third attempts at settling and were both successful as permanent settlements. However, there were many differences between the two colonies. There are many reasons why differences occurred in the settlements, but two of the major grounds for why the colonies were completely different are: the reasons to leave England, and their politics. The causes for…

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    New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled by people largely of English origin. However by 1700 both regions had evolved into their own distinct societies, drastically differing from one another. Although the settlers of these two regions may have all come from English origin, contrasting motives of the settlers resulted in the creation of two societies independent of one another. These regions developed into two distinct societies due to the difference in their founders motives.…

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    Chesapeake Colonies Colonies do not exist in present day America, however, they used to. In the very beginning of what is now known as the United States of America, colonies were one of the first settlements to be established, other than the ones established by the Native Americans. More specifically, the Chesapeake Colonies, which consists of the Virginia Colony and the Maryland Colony, were one of the early settlements created in America. In fact, the first establishment in America…

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    The people who came to the New England and Chesapeake colonies shared England as their birthplace, but not much else. The colonies developed into two distinct societies because of the social, economic, political and religious differences among the immigrants. Religion was valued greatly by New Englanders, and not nearly as much by Chesapeake settlers. Physical climate and economic motivations had an impact on why the colonies were formed. Demography was also a key factor in forming the different…

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    The New England and Chesapeake Colonies are quite different but they also have a lot in common. New England and Chesapeake Colonies can be compared and contrasted by the settlement patterns, demographic patterns, trading patterns, religion, government and economic activities. In terms of trading pattern the Chesapeake and New England Colonies had way different ways to trade. The Chesapeake Colonies mostly exported tobacco products, while the New English Colonies mostly exported things like…

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