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Difference Between New England And Chesapeake Region

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Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. There were many reasons in the development of these colonies that cause the differences. The New England Colonies purposes were different than the southern colonies. In the north most of the colonies were settled for religious freedom, whereas in the south they settled for profit. With having different motives for their societies, colonization became very different. The Chesapeake region originally were wasting all their time looking for gold, for money, and didn’t come prepared for survival in the unknown, New World. The pilgrims, who were separatist came to the new world and were

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  • Explains that new england and the chesapeake regions were both settled largely by people of english origin, but by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies.
  • Compares the new england colonies with the southern colonies. the chesapeake region was wasting all their time looking for gold, for money, and didn't come prepared for survival in the unknown, new world.
  • Explains that new england's geography was different from that of the southern colonies. the southern colonies had fertile soil, long growing seasons, warmer weather, and rainfall.
  • Explains that the north and south economies were different, with fishing, lumbering, and shipbuilding being the main sources of revenue, whereas in the south they profited from tobacco and indigo.
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