New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies all had different reasons that related to being founded. The New England Colony was founded due to the search of religious freedom by the Puritans and Pilgrims.The Middle Colony was founded because this colony was also searching for religious freedom-like the New England Colony-and gold by the Quakers. Lastly, the Southern Colony was founded because people-enslaved Africans, indentured servants, businessmen, and debtors-were looking to start a new life.
The New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies all have different economies. The New England