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The Middle Colonies

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Bibliography Page
Everybody- Deverell, William, and Deborah G. White. United States History. Orlando, FL: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. Print.

James- "Peter Stuyvesant." Facts ***. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.

Andrew- "William Penn | Biography - English Quaker Leader and Colonist." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.

Logan- "Showcase of Bills." Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.

Zachary- Deverell, William, and Deborah G. White. United States History. Orlando, FL: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. Print.

Jonathan- "The Middle Colonies." Englishcolonizationofna06 [licensed for Non-commercial Use Only] /. PB Works, 2012. Web. 27 Mar. 2015.
New York and New Jersey
-New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch in 1613

-New Amsterdam was the center of fur trade

-In 1664 an English fleet captured New Amsterdam without firing a single shot

-The English renamed New Netherland, New York and New Amsterdam, New York City

-Peter Stuyvesant was forced to surrender New Amsterdam in 1664
The Middle Colonies
William Penn
Penn's Colony
Quakers- a society of friends.They believed that salvation was available for all people.

William Penn was a Quaker who started the colony of Pennsylvania.

Quakers believed in equality for men and women.

supported nonviolence and religious tolerance for all people.

Charles II gave William Penn a charter to start a colony.

Capital of Pennsylvania was Philadelphia
.
Later Duke of York sold Delaware to Penn.

Delaware would remain part of Pennsylvania until 1776.

Pennsylvania means Penn's woods
Economy of the Middle Colonies
Peter Stuyvesant
Jobs Page
James
:
New York and New Jersey Notes
Andrew
:
Penn's Colony Notes
Zachary
:
Crossword Puzzle, Video, Fill In
Logan
:
Economy Notes
Jonathan
: Group Facilitator
Assessment, Jobs Page


-Combined characteristics of other 2 colonies (Farming)

-Large amount of staple crops (always needed) These include wheat, barley, oats, and livestock

-Slaves more important in Middle Colonies

-Blacksmiths, carpenters, farms, on board ships, and growing ship building industries

-1760 Philly became biggest British colony NYC grew quickly too



-Trade was important
Merchants in Philly and NYC exported goods
Wheat from NYC, PA, NJ

-Women ran farms and businesses, clothing, nurses, worked in home, managed
children, and provided paid services such as watching clothes
Economy cont.
The currency of the colonies
http://www.schooltube.com/video/fb18a77d2c68468894e8/The%20Middle%20Colonies
Start: 2:13
End: End of video
Zachary: "The Middle Colonies." SchoolTube. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2015.
Pennsylvania and Delaware
Video about Quakers & William Penn
Across
1. Philidelphia
2. Staple Crops
3. New York
4. Trade

Down
1. England
2. Middle Colonies
3. Peter Stuyvesant
4. William Penn
5. Quakers
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