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Social Studies Chapters 5-7
Transcript of Social Studies Chapters 5-7
13 Colonies People:
Puritans- people who wanted to make religion more pure and start businesses and farm.
2 puritans: Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams
expelled from Massachusstts for disagreeing with leader People:
New Netherland grew due to leadership of Peter Stuyvesant,
who was by Dutch West India Company
In 1664 James, Duke of York (England) took control of New Netherland People:
founded by Calverts (Maryland)
Carolina founded by 8 lords, later split up in 2
Georgia (King George) helped debtors start new life New England Colonies Middle Colonies Southern Colonies Economy:
Search for farmland and differences with leaders led others to leave
Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Raised livestock and crops. Sold or traded.
Fishing and Whaling
Many wars over land broke out - King Phillip's War Harvard College founded by Puritans Life: Attended church, town meetings, attended school and did chores Life:
Quakers (pacifists) led by William Penn settled in what is today
Pennsylvania "Penn's Woods" he created laws and rights that helped establish peace
Religious tolerance, diversity
Benjamin Franklin hepeled Philadelphia grow Economy:
breadbasket colonies because fertile land and mild climate were suited for growing grains.
Large harbors and deep rivers used for ports, variety of jobs Life:
religious freedom, land, and economic opportunities Economy:
farming: indigo (Eliza Lucas Pinckney), rice, forest goods