The 13 colonies

Dwayne Laster

The New England Colonies

Religion: most was puritans and a few Catholics

Economy: based their economy on trade and farm

Society:the Puritan church was a huge part of life

Why:the puritans was looking for a land for freedom

The Middle Colonies

Religion: they was religiously diverse

Economy: bases thier Economy on staple crops and fur trade

Society: religous freedom, moated farm and fishe, and class system was used

Why: to provide a refuge for the people of quacker religion

The Southern Colonies

Religion: catholic

Economy: plantation system and indentured servants

Society: class system and no public education

Why: there land was peferct for farming