Presentation on theme: "Ch. 19: The Worlds of North and South. Introduction Northerners and southerners shared –The same language –The same types of churches –A fierce pride."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction Northerners and southerners shared –The same language –The same types of churches –A fierce pride in their country –A faith in democracy However, their outlooks and attitudes about many things were quite different. They also differed in their economies, transportation systems, and societies.
Geography of the North Four distinct seasons Jagged New England coast with rocky soil Thick forests in New England Wide plains with rich soil in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey
Economy of the North Economy based on manufacturing (factories) located near rivers Steam-powered machinery Unskilled laborers worked in factories. The new reaper cut grain more efficiently than a man with a scythe