British coloines

Topics: Thirteen Colonies, British Empire, United States Pages: 2 (715 words) Published: February 24, 2014

I am going to try to explain the British Colonies in America to an English citizen. I will emphasize the differences and the similarities of the northern, middle, and southern colonies. I am going to emphasize this by explaining the topics of origin, religion, government, economics, labor, and social life of the colonies. I will also explain how the differences and similarities of the colonies effected the relationship between New England and the Revolution and how the French and Indian war effected the colonies. Lastly, I will address how this can still be observed today. In British America, there are some differences and similarities of the northern, middle, and southern colonies. When you talk about one’s climate and geography; New England, the middle, and the southern colonies all have the same similarity in which they all have hills, mountains, lakes, or waterways. New England has long, cold winters with hot, short summer and the middle has mild winters and summers while the southern colony is a year around growing season. Economics in New England, the middle, and the southern colonies also have a few similarities and differences. When it came to trade, they all trade with other colonies and direct exchange with Europe. New England and the middle colony had a couple of the same products; timber and fish. Furs also being a product of New England and grains, fruits/vegies, and iron being products of the middle colony. The culture for each colony is mostly different for the exception of New England and the southern colony; they are both largely English. Religion within the colonies are all different; New England believe in no religious freedom, the middle colony believes in religious freedom, and the southern colony believes in episcopal. The colonies that became the USA were originally colonies of Great Britain. By the time the revolution took place, the people of the colonies were beginning to get tired of the British rule. Rebellion and...
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