Differences Between New England And Chesapeake Region

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The Chesapeake region and the New England region had many different views, but mostly the differences came from what they wanted their society to look like and how they wanted their community to function. In the Chesapeake region were, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. In the New England region were, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Haven. One of the major differences between the two regions was religion and how they used their religion in their colonies. The New England colonies were centered around the Church of England, whereas the Chesapeake colonies were more centered around wealth and the hope of finding gold and silver. In fact, the settlers of the first English colony, Jamestown,

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