Compare And Contrast The 13 Colonies

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The 13 Colonies are broken down into 3 parts, Middle, Southern, and New England Colonies. There were many similarities and differences between all of the 13 Colonies. Many of them ranging from their climate and geography to the role women and African Americans played. A variety of people came from all around the world to the 13 Colonies for many different reasons. In the Middle Colonies, there was a very diverse population. It was composed of Dutch, French, Germans, Scottish, and Irish. The Southern Colonies were very different though, people from there came from England. They were adventurers, merchants, nobles, farmers, traders, and slaves. They all went to the Southern Colonies for economic opportunities and they heard of gold in this region. Like the Southern Colonies, the New England colonists came from England too and were also farmers. Their reasoning is different though, the people came here to escape religious persecution and they wanted to purify, or reform the Anglican church. …show more content…

In the Middle Colonies, there was fertile soil and part of it was hilly and part of it was flat. There were some ‘mountains’, wide valleys, and fast rivers. In the Southern Colonies, like the Middle Colonies, the land there was fertile. It was very humid there. Their summers were very warm and rainy, and in the winters, it was a mild climate so it did not get very cold. There were long growing seasons. Also, the Southern Colonies had long plains, some hilly regions, long rivers, and low, flat farmland. Like the Southern and Middle Colonies, the New England Colonies had some hills, but that is the only similarity of climate and geography between all of these Colonies. The New England Colonies had short and mild summers and the winters were long and cold. They also had limited

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