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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
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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)
objectives check
Objectives Check!

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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