The goal was to create a new place to worship without being persecuted. The Norman Conquest of England started in 1066, when William the Conqueror Duke of Normandy led the invasion. As a result, the New England and Chesapeake colonies similarly utilized native slave labor and trade. There was little farming, just enough to feed family. The economic differences were due to the motives… there started a migration to the new world by people of English origin. The colonies in New England and the Chesapeake exemplify the many differences in the culture and lifestyles of the settlers, created mainly because of the fact that their founding fathers had held separate intentions when they came to the New World. The political differences were due to who governs the colony.
I was surprised by the Virginians when they didnt band together to protect themselves from the Indians. Rhode Island o Founded for religious colonies - Social Chesapeake o Due to plantation economies § Slavery à aristocratic atmosphere o Social instability § 75% of early immigrants were indentured servants · 20 something males o Education § Not emphasized as plantations wide spread § Lowest literacy levels o Aristocratic atmosphere except N. Again thank you sooo much! While both regions originally began with British settlers…. As a result of this idea, on March 22nd, the Indians of the region launched a coordinated attack on the scattered, poorly defended white settlements, and before the colonists could react, 347 of them had been killed. Lawrence River in 1608, Henry Hudson of Holland established Albany in 1609, and Spain established colonies in Mexico and Mesoamerica.
I had no idea what I was doing until now!! Chapter 1: New World Beginnings: 33,000 B. The Puritans of the New England colonies, due to their religion, were stricter and more family oriented. This was because the New England society was family-oriented and primarily owned only small family farms just large enough to feed their families. On the other hand, the climate of the New England was colder than the Chesapeake and the soil was more rocky unsuitable for farming. In the Chesapeake, however, the population was a majority black-slaves, that is.
Both sides each were looking for something different, while one side might be looking for just trade and wealth while the other side sought religious tolerance. In fact, they would not have any town of consequence for decades after their northern counterparts. The Southern Colonies were ruled byPatriarchy. The colonies in New England and the Chesapeake exemplify the many differences in the culture and lifestyles of the settlers, created mainly because of the fact that their founding fathers had held separate intentions when they came to the New World. Documents G and H show that there were many indentured servants in the Chesapeake area. A centralized governing system was easier to accomplish in The Chesapeake Region as it consisted of fewer small towns with independent governments.
They both had fledgling examples of self-government House of Burgesses, New England town governments etc. Only because of the economic gold mine in the Chesapeake were slaves brought in, therefore, the economy affected the overall population of the area vastly. The New England colonies were created by Puritans escaping religious persecution in England. Clearly the Chesapeake and the New England regions did differ in numerous ways. As a result, it was not unusual for New Englanders to live to the age of seventy. Both regions came to America for different purposes.
Groupings: Economic, Social, Religious, Political, Human-Environment Interaction. England in particular sent out numerous groups to the eastern coast of North America to two regions. Those who did not found sanctuary in Rhode Island, where one of the exiles, Roger Williams, founded a colony that offered religious tolerance to any persuasion of Christianity—and even, as of 1750, to Jews. The climates of the two societies fostered distinct economies and new cultural practices, such as the tobacco wives in the Chesapeake region. In contrast, Document C shows that most of the immigrants bound for Virginia were young men. Finally the society of New England was based off of the Puritanreligion but over all had a balanced class system mainly made up ofa wealthy merchant class. This will be very helpful for my midterm, thank you! The New England region was a more religiously strict yet diverse area compared to that of the Chesapeake Bay.
They convinced the king to let them have an elected assembly but only if they paid for colonies by taxes. Chapter Themes Theme: Religious and political turmoil in England shaped settlement in New England and the middle colonies. Since women were rare they had a larger influence than in New England. Thanks very helpful Anonymous said. Children in the Chesapeake Bay colonies were not required to go to school since no public school had been established due to the great distances between plantations. Obviously, then, we can say that it because of these motives that the Chesapeake and the New England regions of the New World became so different by 1700.
Thank God for helpful people like you! Further along, as social, political, and economic events occur, this migration expands north to what would eventually be known as New England. Religious persecution in England pushed the. While the New England colonies chose to emigrate from Great Britain to America and gain religious freedom, the Chesapeake colonies were in it for the money. The New England community was so strong and so supportive in comparison to that of the Chesapeake Bay, that it is no wonder they developed into two distinctly different cultures before the year 1700. Boys would generally weed fields and vegetable gardens while girls would be taught housewifery The Way We Lived 51 , or like their mothers, assist their father in the fields. These settlers who colonized the Chesapeake Bay region, primarily being composed of males, came for only one reason and that was in order to make a profit.