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    Thirteen Colonies Summary

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    As news of the Battle of Lexington and Concord spread through the colonies, irregular military units began assuming control over much of the countryside, and a state of rebellion materialized. On the night of May 10, 1775, a Vermont militia called the Green Mountain Boys under the command of Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen seized the strategic outpost of Fort Ticonderoga in New York. The fait accompli of hostility was recognized by the Second Continental Congress, which convened at Philadelphia on

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    The Thirteen Colonies’ economy were driven by many different things. The North was all about fish, the Middle was pretty much just crops, although it had lots of industry. lastly there was the South which was all about crops and plantations. The economy was like this mainly because of the geography and temperature. If that was different, then different thing would drive the economic structure. The South's economy was driven by crops and plantations. It was like this because of the geography. They

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    The thirteen colonies are extremely important to America’s history. Many of the colonists came for similar reasons such as new opportunities, wealth, and religious freedom. Despite these similarities, there are a few distinct differences between each colony. These differences are the factors that make it or break it when deciding which colony I would have chosen to live in back then. I would have chosen to live in the Pennsylvania colony during this time. The Quakers established the Pennsylvania

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    In the 1770's, the 'United States of America' was only the thirteen colonies, and they were still under the protection of Great Britain. They recieved many rights and enjoyed trade from Britain, at little cost to them. However, when Britain started taxing them to pay off their war debt, they decided it wasn't fair. Thus, some of the colonists made it their goal to become independent from Britain, and instead run their own government. Not all of the colonists agreed with this, though. While they weren't

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    differences between the North and Southern Colonies and finding their weak and strong points in society is that they both have their own customs and views on how a government should be run. For instance the south wants to keep slavery and the north wants to abolish slavery completely. To make these changes both regions need to work together and make a compromise to make everyone happy, but at the same time make an official government that the states, A.K.A the 13 colonies can follow. This would make the first

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    Plymouth, Massachusetts Not many people think of how much the thirteen colonies impacted our nation present day. Well all the colonies, some more than others, impacted our life today. The colony that played the largest role in impacting the future of our nation is Plymouth, Massachusetts because Plymouth was the first colony to establish an example of self government, was one of the few to become friends with the indians, and formed our holiday Thanksgiving. On November 9th, 1620 the Mayflower

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    types of things is because the soil along the ocean is anything but perfect for growing plants and fields. This is what it was like for many of the farmer’s thirteen American colonies. These farmers faced challenges in growing crop, getting them to market for trade as well as earning enough to pay their bills. Most farmers in the thirteen colonies grew cash crops such as tobacco and wheat, as well as a variety of other food and fiber crops like corn, oats, cotton, flax, and hemp. They also raised livestock

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    The original thirteen American colonies were established by many different people, most who had different views and beliefs. Along with the different settlers came a variety of religions, some similiar in practice and others completely different. Because of the many different settlers and beliefs, there were various extents of religious freedom depending on where in the colonies one was.     There was very little religious tolerance found in the New England colonies. Due to the fact that most of

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    Loyalists Pull Factors

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    believed if they remained loyal to the crown they would stay safe. There were many types of Loyalists, United Empire, black Loyalists, and Native Loyalists. They were living the thirteen colonies at the time before the American revolution, then the British made an offer to them, which caused them to leave the thirteen colonies to British North America. This all occurred between years 1783 and 1784. Now, this report will investigate the push and pull factors leading to the migration of Loyalists and

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    most significant day in American history. On this day, the thirteen British colonies won their independence from Great Britain, their mother country at the time. The war that allowed the colonies to gain their independence was, of course, the American Revolution. One reason the colonists’ declaration of independence was understandable was because after an extended period of salutary neglect, the British started imposing laws on the colonies. Another reason was that the British violated colonists’

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