New England And Middle Colonies Similarities

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The New England, Middle, and Southern colonies were similar in that they all had a parliamentary system to some extent within their government. In New England, each colony had a governor appointed by the king, however, the towns were self governed by the puritan church and community and tried to stay largely independent of the colonial government. The Middle colonies had some similarity in the representation factor but in contrast they were ruled by a board of supervisors for each county made up of one representative from each town. Similarly the Southern colonies had governors appointed by the king although he was advised by a colonial legislature made up of the wealthy land owners, furthermore increasing the power of the rich and providing
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