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  1. The Thirteen original British colonies

  2. New England Colonies/ Upper COLONIES: -Massachusetts -Connecticut -Rhode Island -New Hampshire

  3. NEW ENGLAND COLONIES ECONOMY: • manufactured products (rum) • shipbuilding • merchants • fishermen, • whalers GEOGRAPHY and NATURAL RESOURCES: -forest -thin, rocky soil -cool climates -fish, whales

  4. Middle Colonies COLONIES • -New York • -New Jersey • -Delaware • -Pennsylvania

  5. Middle Colonies • GEOGRAPHY and RESOURCES • Fertile soil • -warm climate • -long growing season • ECONOMY: -raised livestock (cattle,pigs) -grew and exported grain -small manufacturing

  6. SOUTHERN COLONIES COLONIES: Virginia -Maryland -North Carolina -South Carolina -Georgia

  7. SOUTHERN COLONIES GEOGRAPHY and RESOURCES ECONOMY - agriculture -grew and exported tobacco, rice, and later cotton -very rich, fertile soil -hot climate -long growing season