Differences Between The Northern And Southern Colonies

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Upon arrival, the Northern and Southern colonies, in a similar manner, suffered many challenges such as disease, starvation, and malnutrition. The Northern colonies labor systems differed from the South because of the communications with the Native Americans. This had a huge impact on the economic development in the North. The Pilgrims were welcomed by Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, who helped the migrants establish friendly relations with the Indian people. The settlers learned to fish, hunt, and farm. “ In time, the Pilgrims replicate the humble little farm communities they had known in England” (Brands et al., 37). The Puritans became fisherman, farmers, artisans, and even developed trade (Lecture, “Economies of Early British Colonies”). The
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