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  • Puritan Values In New England

    Puritan values impacted the New England colonies’ development from the 1630s to 1660s severely. The intertwinement of the Puritan church and New England government spurred the creation of Rhode Island and Connecticut, the emphasis on family led to the creation of the small family farm as a central facet to both New England society and economy, the twin ideals of hard work and simplicity made excessive profiteering something to be frowned upon and solidified New England’s purpose as first and foremost a religious colony, and the Puritans’ extreme dedication to God led to the passion and fervor with which most New Englanders conducted themselves. The Great Migration occurred mainly in the time period of 1620-1640. It began when Puritan Separatists…

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  • New England And The Chesapeake Region In The 1700s

    By the 1700s, the New England and the Chesapeake regions developed into two different colonies due to each colony’s reason for settlement, consisting of religious and economic reasons, their personal beliefs, and their growth in their society. While the settlers of New England immigrated to the Americas to escape religious persecution, the settlers of the Chesapeake region immigrated for more economic reasons—the search of gold. Each colony’s way of life contrasted from one another in the way…

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  • New England Colonies Essay

    The life expectancy in the South at the time was ten years less than in England; half of the people born in these colonies did not make it see their twentieth birthday. The deadly disease that swept through the colonies and the constant breaking up of families led to the high mortality rates and the quality of life being very poor at this time. Since African slaves were too expensive at the time, and England had a surplus of workers, these men came over to America to be indentured servants.…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Chesapeake And New England

    The Chesapeake vs. New England In the late 16th century, America was rapidly becoming colonized by the European nations. In fact, two of the major colonies in America both came from England under very different circumstances. These colonies are the Chesapeake, consisting of current day Virginia and Maryland, and New England, consisting of current day Massachusetts and Connecticut. Although these colonies both came from England, they significantly grew independent of each other. Also, both…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Living In New England

    farm family in england around 1730 and I was given the choice to settle in one of the following; the New England, the middle, or the southern colonies, I would choose the New England. I would choose this region mainly because eliminating the south as a place to settle is easy because of how difficult life was there compared to New England. Environmentally, the climate of the New England Colonies were much more cold than middle and south colonies given it was the furthest north. The positive…

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  • Chesapeake Colonies Vs New England Colonies

    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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  • Why Puritans Were Successful In New England

    In my thesis, I contend that the Puritans were successful in New England because they came with family and members of their community, the New England terrain helped farmers across the colony produce enough material to sustain themselves and the ability to trade with England, and the New England colony saw more independence from Britain than other colonies. One of the reasons for the Puritans’ success in England is because they were able to bring family members to the colony and they…

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  • The Importance Of Life In New England

    In the Northern colonies, also known as the New England colonies, were mainly fisherman and tradesman. They did not have the soil for large cropping profits, so their options were limited to trade of lumber and what they were able to bring in from the ocean. The Northern colonists were very resourceful not only did they established a strong fishing market but as well as creating oils, perfumes, and even corsets for women all made from whales. As you can see the New England Colonies had very many…

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  • Differences Between New England And Southern Colonies

    something that was extremely important to the colonists. Although labor was necessary all throughout the colonies, the type of labor conducted was different depending on the regions. The different regions were the New England and the Southern colonies. Both the New England and Southern colonies relied on growing to survive, but their main exports differed with New England focused more on lumber and fishing while the Southern colonies focused on tobacco, although their main exports differed due…

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  • Why The New England Patriots

    Sticks and stones may break their bones. However words, scandals, and sheer hate cannot keep a good team down. I have been a fan of the New England Patriots for a while now and I am in no way tired of supporting the number one team in the American Football Conference. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same way I do. As great as we may be, there is a team that is on our heels vying for our coveted spot. The Denver Broncos. The topic I chose for my research paper was instinctive once I saw the…

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