15 The MiddlePassageThis plan above of a slave ship shocked the public when it appeared in It shows how 482 slaves could be packed on board the Brookes of Liverpool for the 6 to 8 week voyage to the West Indies. The Brookes actually carried 609 slaves on one voyage.
16 Middle Colonies Climate – warmer summers=longer growing season Settlements - on coast or large rivers, large cities on harbors -- New York (the Dutch) and Philadelphia
17 Middle Colonies Resources – land for growing cash crops The “Breadbasket”of AmericaResources – land for growing cash cropsEconomy – cash crops- fruits, vegetables & grains
18 Southern ColoniesClimate – long growing season, warm weather and plentiful rainfallResources – rich soil, flat land for large crops
19 Southern colonies Settlements - mainly on large plantations Economy – tobacco, rice, indigo, and cotton crops (raised using slave labor
20 Settlers: 250,000 (1700) to 2,500,000 (1775) Slaves: 28,000 to 500,000 Population IncreaseSettlers: 250,000 (1700) to 2,500,000 (1775)Slaves: ,000 to 500,000
21 Colonies Quiz#1: Which colonies were known as the “Breadbasket” colonies?The Middle Colonies: Pennyslvania, New York, Delaware, Maryland
22 Colonies Quiz#2: Which colony was created for a different reason than the others?Georgia, as a refuge for debtors.
23 Colonies Quiz New England #3: The Pilgrims and Puritans settled in which region of the colonies?New England
24 Colonies Quiz New England #4: Which region of the colonies was LEAST suited to the use of slave labor?New England