The early American colonies are typically grouped as the South, the Middle, a ND New England. The Southern colonies included Virginia, Maryland, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The Middle colonies included New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, a ND Delaware. The New England colonies included Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Ham’s hire, and Rhode Island. Were these regions all considered one colonial society or three separate et colonial societies? Politically, the three regions were all technically democratic, but were run dif rental.
The New England colonies were Theocratic, where the church controlled the g overspent with town rule and meetings. The Middle colonies led a society based on separations n of church and government. Small land and business owners ran the government through co Nominal legislatures. The Southern colonies were Oligarchic, where the wealthiest, elite settlers con trolled the government. Economically, the Southern society was based on plantations with single crop consisting of mostly tobacco and rice. The slaves did most of the work for the large plantations.
The Middle Colonies grew commercially dependent upon small farmers, craft seen, and merchants, which were run by families and indentured servants. The New Eng land colonies were based upon subsistence, with familiarized farms and businesses. The echo anomic differences in these regions could’ve been caused by environmental diversity based on whew re the colony was established. Socially, the three regions were quite different. The Middle colonies very diver SE, with many languages, cultures, and religions. Religion played only a minor role in p Ileitis and the economy.
Diverse traditions formed the foundations for the policies of this so city. The people in this region lived in small, but spread out settlements. They had a outclass sys tem, with a middle class of workers in the large cities, and an upper class of landowners. In the S out, the society consisted of free whites and enslaved Africans. The foundation for the colony was formed by traditional English viewpoints. Religion also played a minor role in government t. People lived in widely spread out towns on plantations and farms.
They ran a strict threshers system: the upper class, middle class, and lower class. The upper class was made up of wealthy plantation owners. The middle class was the small plantation owners and the lower class include d the poor whites who didn’t own any land. There was a separate population of Africans but the y were not included in a class at all. In New England, it was basically all white people who owned property. The government was based on strict Calvinist views, with the intent of creating g an ideal community. Settlers lived in very close, clustered villages and towns.
In their a attempt to make everything equal in this society, the New England region only had one class, w which was the middle class. Yet the individual colonies had many differences, they could all be considered one colonial society. Everyone who came to the New World had the same expire once with creating a new society from scratch, and eventually they all became Americans. They a II experienced the same changes and could relate to one another in that way, with wanting to p art with England and start a new life in this foreign land.