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New England Colonies Essay

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The English colonies lacked full support from the crown of England, which in turn helped set up local government, and local interests, including the economics of the region. The English settled up and down the Atlantic coast line, and in accordance to the region of where the colony was located had much to do with their economics. The New England, middle, Chesapeake, southern, and British West Indies colonies all had different economic interests. The New England colonies primary motive for establishment through economics was to develop profitable trading centers. With the heavy Dutch population in the area it was easy to develop trade techniques as the Dutch were skilled in that area of work. Also, due to the weather in accordance with its…show more content…
The southern colonies capitalized on the climate and excelled and concentrated on agriculture and developed numerous plantations exporting tobacco, indigo, cotton, corn, plenty of vegetables, fruits, grains, and livestock. This region of economics was based on the working of slaves. Without it and this region would be doomed. Land in the caribbean was cheap, which was good for the British West Indies economy as they took over many of the farms there. This region flourished in farming just like the Southern colonies. Except this time it was through the crop of sugarcane. Slaves just like in the Southern colonies as well were the basis of these sugar fortunes. All colonial regions in the New World run by the British had a great economy which flourished not just only in their own part of the hemisphere but around the world. The colonies were a global economic factory, as they pumped out so much produce. The one thing all of these regions shared was fishing because of the close interaction with the Atlantic Ocean. Except from that each and everyone colony developed their own economy as it went manufacturing in the North, tobacco in the middle, and heavy farming in the
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