Presentation on theme: "Mid-Atlantic, or Middle, Colonies SOL USI.5b: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by: b) describing life."— Presentation transcript:
Mid-Atlantic, or Middle, Colonies SOL USI.5b: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the factors that shaped colonial America by: b) describing life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern Colonies, with emphasis on how people interacted with their environment to produce goods and services, including examples of specialization and interdependence.
Mid-Atlantic (Middle) Colonies Resources Natural Resources: rich FARMLANDS, rivers Human Resources: unskilled and skilled WORKERS, fishermen
Mid-Atlantic Colonies: Geography and Climate Appalachian Mountains, COASTAL lowlands, harbors and bays MODERATE Climate
Mid-Atlantic (Middle) Colonies: Specialization Livestock, GRAIN, fish
Mid-Atlantic (Middle) Colonies: Examples of Interdependence The Mid-Atlantic colonies TRADED with both the Southern and New England colonies to get the PRODUCTS they didn’t produce.
Mid-Atlantic Colonies: Social/Political Life Villages and Cities, varied and diverse (different) lifestyles, diverse RELIGIONS, especially in Pennsylvania
Mid-Atlantic Colonies: Political and Civic Life MARKET TOWNS