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comparative Essay
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During the 1600s, two distinct colonial regions formed in the United States: New England and the Chesapeake Bay. Although they were both settled and ruled by those of English origin, many differences in development set them apart from one another, resulting in a significant split. These separations emerged due to reasons for settlement, politics, and economies. One difference between the New England and the Chesapeake colonies was the reason for the formation each. For example, the New England colonies were established in order to separate from the Church of England. Followers of several religions, especially the Puritans, longed to have the freedom to choose their beliefs, something they were denied of in their home country. Furthermore, John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, emphasized the need for bonding together as a community under God, regardless of religion (Source A). In addition, the majority of settlers moving to the New England colonies were families looking to start a new life together. This is shown in the ship set list, which contains information regardin...

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that new england and the chesapeake bay were distinct colonial regions formed in the 1600s. they were both settled and ruled by those of english origin.
  • Compares the new england and chesapeake colonies in terms of the reasons for their formation.
  • Compares the new england and the chesapeake colonies in terms of government and economics.
  • Explains that the colonies in the new england and chesapeake regions were established around the same time period, but there were significant differences between them.
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