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Turn your Colonies Flip Book over to the back. Using your pencil, divide the back into four equal squares. Title each square as follows: New England Colonies’ Economy. Middle Colonies’ Economy. Southern Colonies’ Economy. Royal Colonies (Government). Middle Colonies’ Economy.

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Turn your Colonies Flip Book over to the back. Using your pencil, divide the back into four equal squares.


Title each square as follows:

New England Colonies’ Economy

Middle Colonies’ Economy

Southern Colonies’ Economy

Royal Colonies (Government)


Middle Colonies’ Economy

  • Plantations grew grain and wheat to export

  • Small Family Farms


Southern Colonies’ Economy

  • Plantations grew cotton, tobacco, and rice to export

  • The Plantation System used slavery to make a larger profit


  • Some small family farms


Royal Colonies (Government)

1. King appoints Governor

2. King appoints Council to advise the governor

3. Colonists elect assembly but it has limited power


Front of Foldable Labels

  • 1st Label Your name

  • 2nd Label 13 Colonies (title of foldable)

  • 3rd Label 1620Massachusetts (New England Colonies)

  • 4th Label 1644Rhode Island

  • 5th Label1636Connecticut

  • 6th Label New Hampshire


Front of Foldable Labels

7th Label Pennsylvania 1681 (Middle Colonies)

8th Label New Jersey

9th Label 1613 New York

10th Label 1776 Delaware

11th LabelVirginia 1607(Southern Colonies)

12th Label 1634Maryland

13th Label 1670North and South Carolina

14th Label 1733Georgia


New England

Colonies


New England Colonies’ Economy

  • Small family farms

  • Small businesses

  • Fishing

  • Lumber


Massachusetts


Massachusetts

Founded by: The Pilgrims (Plymouth) & Puritans (MA Bay)

Founded for:

Religious freedom


Government:

  • The Mayflower Compact (1620)

  • Began town meetings & democracy

  • Only Puritan church members could vote

Massachusetts


Rhode Island

Founded by: Rev. Roger Williams

Founded for:

Religious freedom


Government:

  • Had freedom of religion

  • Separation of church & state

  • Dealt fairly with Native Americans

Rhode Island


Connecticut

Founded by: Rev. Thomas Hooker

“Father of American Democracy”


Founded because:

Hooker and his followers thought the Puritan leaders had too much power.

Connecticut


Government:

Connecticut

  • Hooker wrote the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut as a government (1639) (first written constitution in the colonies)

  • F.O.C. said that ALL men could vote (not just church members)


New Hampshire


New Hampshire

Founded by:

People who were banished from the Massachusetts colony

Founded because: They wanted to get away from strict Puritan rule in MA Bay


Government:

Part of Massachusetts first, and then became a Royal Colony

New Hampshire


Middle Colonies

“The Breadbasket Colonies”


Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania

Founded By: William Penn &

the Quakers

Founded for:

Freedom of religion for Quakers


Government:

  • Had freedom of religion

  • Said the government should care for the poor

Pennsylvania


The Quakers were against the slave system that was growing in the Southern colonies.

Pennsylvania


New Jersey

Founded By:

2 Lords Proprietor

Founded to: make money


New Jersey

Economy:

  • Fur trade

  • Farming

Government:

  • Royal Colony


New York


New York

Founded by:

The Dutch & called New Netherlands (colony) and New Amsterdam (New York City)

Won by England and re-named for the King’s brother, the Duke of York.


New York

Founded to: Make money


New York

Economy:

  • Fur trade

  • Farming wheat

Government:

  • Royal Colony


Delaware


Delaware

  • Originally part of New York

  • Then sold to Pennsylvania

  • Finally became itself in 1776


Southern Colonies


Virginia

The English at Jamestown in 1607

Founded by:

Founded to:

Make Money


Virginia

Government:

  • Had the first representative assembly, The Virginia House of Burgesses


Maryland

Founded by:

Cecilius Calvert, also called Lord Baltimore

Founded for:

Religious freedom for Catholics


Government:

Maryland

  • Proprietary Colony

  • First written protection of freedom of religion with the Toleration Act of 1649


North & South Carolina

8 Lords Proprietor

Founded by:

Founded to:

make money

North Carolina

South Carolina


Economy:

N&S Carolina

  • North Carolina - small family farms

  • South Carolina – rice plantations

Government: Royal Colony


Georgia

James Oglethorp

Founded by:

Be a safe place for debtors to start over

Founded to:


Georgia

Government: Royal Colony


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