Life in Colonial America

NE, Southern, and Middle

New England (NE)

The Pilgrims discovered the New England states. New England's economy was based farming, fishing, and shipbuilding. The Pilgrims and Puritans believed in God and read the bible. Religion was the main priority in the New England states.

Southern Colonies

Their religion in the southern colonies was Roman Catholic. They had a large number of African slaves. It was ethnically and spiritually diverse in the Southern colonies. In the Southern colonies they had plantations like tobacco, rice and indigo.

Middle Colonies

The Middle Colonies relayed on rice, shipping, and fur trading provided by the Native Americans. It was lot of religions mixed together in the Middle Colonies. The Quakers were against the Americans and England because of their religions believes.