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Think about it…. Which region is which?. Today’s Question:. What are the three regions of the American colonies ? How are the three regions alike, how are they different?. Activities:. Notes: geography and climate of each region Identify the resources in each region Special secret activity

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Think about it
Think about it…

Which region is which?


Today s question
Today’s Question:

What are the three regions of the American colonies ?

How are the three regions alike, how are they different?


Activities
Activities:

  • Notes: geography and climate of each region

  • Identify the resources in each region

  • Special secret activity

  • What jobs did people do in the colonies?

  • Pictures comparing colonies



New england geography and climate
New England: Geography and Climate

Geography:

Climate:

Moderate _________ and cold _________.

  • __________ Mountains

  • __________ harbor

  • Hilly terrain, rocky soil, jagged coastline



Mid atlantic geography and climate
Mid-Atlantic: Geography and Climate

Geography

Climate

Moderate _________ and ________

  • ________ Mountains

  • Coastal lowlands

  • harbors

  • Wide, deep _________

  • Rich _________



South geography and climate
South: Geography and Climate

Geography

Climate

Humid and warm ________ and mild ________

  • _________ Mountains

  • Piedmont

  • Atlantic _________ Plain

  • Good harbors and rivers

  • Good farmland


Natural human or capital
Natural, human, or capital?

Write an “N,” “H,” or “C” next to each resource

When you are finished: compare your answers with the person next to you


In groups of 3
In Groups of 3:

  • Open your bag

  • Take out one item at a time

  • Guess what each item represents

  • Place the item in one of these 3 categories: New England, Mid-Atlantic, Southern


Specialization:

Focusing on making one or a few products

*specialization caused the colonies to be depend on one another*


New england specialization
New England Specialization:

  • Fishing

  • Shipbuilding

  • Industry

  • Naval supplies

  • Metal tools and equipment


Mid atlantic specialization
Mid-Atlantic Specialization:

  • Livestock (cows)

  • Grain (wheat, corn)

  • fish


Southern specialization
Southern Specialization:

  • Tobacco

  • Rice

  • Indigo (dark blue dye)

  • Cotton

  • Forest products (lumber, tar and pitch—made from tree resins and used as a sealer)




Fishing was a major industry in which region
Fishing was a major industry in which region? cotton, tobacco, and indigo?


Which region had large plantations
Which region had large plantations? cotton, tobacco, and indigo?



Which region
Which region? likely live in?


Objectives check
Objectives Check! likely live in?

Write a paragraph answering the following questions:

What were the three regions of Colonial America?

Who were they alike, how were they different?


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