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7 th American History Chapter 4 – The Colonies Grow Guided Reading Activity 4-1
I. New England Colonies A. Introduction 1. Immigration, Large Families, Healthy place to live 2. Soil was thin and rocky, A lot of trees, Long Winters.
B. Shipbuilding and Fishing C. South along the Atlantic coast to the West Indies and to Europe. D. The routes between the colonies, west Indies, and Great Britain or Africa. E. The shipping of enslaved Africans to the West Indies
II. The Middle Colonies A. New York City and Philadelphia B. Carpentry, Flour Milling, Lumbering, Mining & Ironworking C. Tolerance
III. The Southern Colonies A. Tobacco and Rice 1. Tobacco 2. Rice B. Tidewater – Flat region along the coast – Large Plantations Backcountry – Hills and forests climbing up the Appalachian Mountains – Small Farms
IV. Slavery A. Strict rules governing the behavior and punishment of enslaved Africans. B. They were split up as family members were sold to different Slaveholders/Owners. C. Puritans, Quakers, Menonites