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The Middle Colonies

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The Middle Colonies By Michael Sauer
11/23/12
7th hour Climate and Soil The Middle Colonies had a very mild climate.

Farming was excellent in the Middle Colonies.

Soil and farmland very rich/fertile States include: Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Diversity and Education Sup' Mr. Ruud! MEOW????? Many different backgrounds and ethnicities.

Education - not usually encouraged for young children.

Most common form of school: private school. Religion Some religions that existed include: Catholics, Jews, and Quakers. Many forms of religion existed in the Middle Colonies. Farming Many grains were harvested and exported. The "breadbasket" of all colonies. Quotes: "…the Place is free for all Persuasions, in a Sober and Civil way; for the Church of England and the Quakers bear equal Share in the Government. They live Friendly and Well together; there is no Persecution for Religion, nor ever like to be; …" -Gabriel Thomas “This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.” -Henry Hudson “I dined at a tavern with a very mixed company of different nations and religions. There were Scots, English, Dutch, Germans, and Irish. There were Roman Catholics, Church [of England] men, Presbyterians, Quakers,... Moravians,... and one Jew.” -Doctor Hamilton Delaware Founder: Peter Minuit, year: 1638.


Reasoning- for profits from trade.


Exports: furs, tobacco, meats, and grains. Became state on December 7, 1787. New Pork New York Founder: Peter Minuit, year: 1626

Reasoning: increase trade for profit.

Statehood: July 26, 1788 Exports: timber, cattle, and fine flour, and fur. Pennsylvania Founder: William Penn, year: 1682.

Reasoning - to give Quakers religious freedom.

Exports - wheat, corn, dairy cattle, and others.

Statehood granted on December 12, 1787. New Jersey Founder: Lord Berkeley, year: 1660.

Reasoning- increase trade for profit.
Exports: cattle, wheat, and flour.

Once was East and West Jersey, but later united to become New Jersey.

Statehood granted on December 18, 1787. Bibliography "About The Thirteen Colonies." Surfnetkids Almanac RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Nov. 2012. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/go/167/about-the-thirteen-colonies/>.’

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N.d. Photograph. 13 Originals Founding the American Colonies. Web. 18 Nov. 2012. <http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html>. Bibliography Continued N.d. Photograph. Web. 18 Nov. 2012. <http://g1eastcoastpartnership.pbworks.com/f/1287097453/The%20Middle%20Colonies,%201750.jpg>.

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The Middle Colonies. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Nov. 2012. <http://www.radford.edu/~rvshelton/Middle.htm>. Livestock: horses, cattle, pigs, and sheep.
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