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Colonial Regions (New England, Middle & Southern). New England Colonies. Massachusetts Connecticut New Hampshire Rhode Island. New England Colonies. Came so they could practice their religion Came to make money Mostly farmers and fishermen Grew corn and wheat.

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Colonial Regions

(New England, Middle & Southern)

new england colonies
New England Colonies
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
new england colonies1
New England Colonies
  • Came so they could practice their religion
  • Came to make money
  • Mostly farmers and fishermen
  • Grew corn and wheat
new england colonies economy
New England Colonies-Economy
  • Made furniture, especially chairs
  • Made ships
  • Fished
  • Grew corn and wheat
new england colonies agriculture
New England Colonies-Agriculture
  • Grew corn and wheat
  • Bad soil for crops
  • Short season for crops
new england colonies religion
New England Colonies- Religion
  • New England colonist were largely Puritans
  • They led very strict lives
  • Stayed in church most of the day
new england colonies education
New England Colonies-Education
  • Parent believed children should learn Christianity
  • Taught to read so they could read the Bible
new england colonies food
New England Colonies-Food
  • Ate corn
  • Grew wheat and barley
  • Fished
  • Ate pigs and cows
new england colonies clothing
New England Colonies-Clothing
  • Girls wore simple dresses mostly made by wool linen, or cotton, and wore aprons
  • Boys wore breeches, waistcoats, hats, and stockings
new england colonies fun time
New England Colonies-Fun time
  • Played marbles, hide and seek,
  • Made kites
  • Spun tops and rolled hoops
middle colonies
Middle Colonies
  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • New Jersey
middle colonies1
Middle Colonies
  • They came to build small family farms and businesses
middle colonies economy
Middle Colonies-Economy
  • They sold what they grew.
  • If they had a bad season they probably wouldn’t have much to eat or drink.
middle colonies agriculture
Middle Colonies- Agriculture
  • Tobacco
  • Wheat
  • Corn
  • Apples
middle colonies religion
Middle Colonies-Religion
  • Went to church but they also used it as a meeting place.
  • They thought church should be an every day thing.
  • Many were Quakers
middle colonies education
Middle Colonies-Education
  • School starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • Boys and girls studied art, music, French, needle work and girls learned how to nurse.
middle colonies food
Middle Colonies - Food
  • They grew apples, wheat, corn, tobacco.
  • They also ate chickens, pigs, cows.
  • They hunted for deer, rabbits and turkey.
middle colonies clothing
Middle Colonies-Clothing
  • Girls wore simple dresses
  • Most of the clothing was made out of wool.
  • They usually wore wigs
middle colonies fun time
Middle Colonies-Fun Time
  • Colonists had parks but they didn’t have swing sets.
  • They played games like hide and seek, marbles and other games we know about.
the southern colonies
The Southern Colonies
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Georgia
the southern colonies1
The Southern Colonies
  • They came to build trading companies
  • Had large plantations
southern colonies economy
Southern Colonies -Economy
  • Mainly grew tobacco, rice, grapes, and indigo
  • Most growing was done on plantations
southern colonies agriculture
Southern Colonies-Agriculture
  • Grew mostly rice, indigo, and tobacco
  • Mostly all grown on plantations
southern colonies religion
Southern Colonies- Religion
  • Thought it should be an all day thing
  • Many were Catholics
southern colonies education
Southern Colonies - Education
  • School days started at 7:00am
  • Learned how to read
  • Only read the Bible
  • Girls mostly learned basics of life
  • Said prayers then read verses of the Bible
southern colonies food
Southern Colonies-Food

Ate chickens, pigs, cows, clams, and fish

Hunted deer, rabbits, and turkeys

southern colonies men s clothing
Southern Colonies – Men's Clothing
  • Breeches, reached just below knees
  • Ruffles on neck
  • Banyan-loose gown
southern colonies women s clothing
Southern Colonies- Women's Clothing
  • Simple dresses made by wool
  • Wore aprons
  • Wore wigs
  • Most woman only had two pairs of clothing
southern colonies fun time
Southern Colonies-Fun Time
  • Played tag in parks
  • Hop-scotch, Hide and go seek
  • Made own kites
  • Spun tops, rolled hoops.