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English Colonies. Graphic Organizer Resource 3-1. Plymouth Rock. Religion = Separtists Tolerance= knowledge gained from Native Americans Squanto Fertilization of soil. Plymouth Rock. Economy = Fishing , trade, eventually agriculture Location on Atlantic Coast promoted trade.

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English colonies

English Colonies

Graphic Organizer

Resource 3-1


Plymouth rock
Plymouth Rock

  • Religion = Separtists

  • Tolerance= knowledge gained from Native Americans

    • Squanto

    • Fertilization of soil


Plymouth rock1
Plymouth Rock

  • Economy = Fishing , trade, eventually agriculture

  • Location on Atlantic Coast promoted trade


Plymouth rock2
Plymouth Rock

  • Government = Mayflower Compact

    • First attempt at self-government in North America

    • Laws designed to promote the general good

  • Roots = Model for Constitution


  • Massachusetts bay
    Massachusetts Bay

    • Religion = Puritans

    • Tolerance= Forced those who did not believe to leave the colony

      • Hypocrites?

      • Harmful to progress of colony?


    Massachusetts bay1
    Massachusetts Bay

    • Economy= Fishing, trade and limited agriculture

    • Location on Atlantic Coast promoted trade


    Massachusetts bay2
    Massachusetts Bay

    • Government= Town meetings

      • Local issues determined by vote of male citizens

        • Term: direct democracy

    • Close relationship between religion and politics

      • Irony?


    Massachusetts bay3
    MassachusettsBay

    • Government = Progression to General Court

      • Two house legislative body to make laws for entire colony

        • Term: indirect democracy

        • Term: bicameral

  • Roots= Congress


  • Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania

    • Religion= Quakers

    • Tolerance= promoted diversity

      • Helpful to progress of colony?


    Pennsylvania1
    Pennsylvania

    • Economy= Staple crops (ex. wheat)

      • Access to abundant farmland


    Pennsylvania2
    Pennsylvania

    • Government = Limited power

      • William Penn divided his power

        • “Will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country”

  • Roots= Separation of powers (3 branches)


  • Maryland
    Maryland

    • Religion= Catholics

    • Tolerance= Toleration Act

      • Religious freedom, BUT only for Christians

        • Can freedom be limited to a particular group, or is it better termed “prejudice”?


    Maryland1
    Maryland

    • Economy= Cash crops (ex. tobacco)

      • Climatic conditions of South promote agriculture


    Maryland2
    Maryland

    • Government= Proprietors

      • Business owners control the government

  • Roots= Toleration Act– First Amendment


  • Carolinas
    Carolinas

    • Religion= Promotion of religious diversity and tolerance


    Carolinas1
    Carolinas

    • Economy= Cash crops (indigo and rice)

      • Labor intensive crops- require the use of slave labor

  • Swamps- perfect for cultivation of rice

  • Port of Charleston-perfect for trade of cash crops and slave trade


  • Carolinas2
    Carolinas

    • Government= Royal colony

    • A sign of future turmoil?


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