These were the houses that were made out of the timber from the trees.
= fur trade
Winters were very cold, long, and harsh.
This was the rich sandy soil that made it hard for farming.
Used the trees timber for houses, boats and other resources. This was desperately needed.
Summers were warm but not as long as the winters.
people had town meetings to speak their own opinion and talk about public issues.
caught whales and fish.
The land was hilly and mountainous.
People were sad because they didn't have much time for farming and it was hard to grow crops because of soil.
The people were very religious Christians. They went to church and taught their kids to read the bible.
The growing season was only about 5 months. It was also very hard to farm because the soil was rocky and sandy.
This shows how the climate was for the people in New England. This was how it was around winter. Very long,cold and harsh. On the left this shows the houses made out of timber from the trees they had. These trees timber was desperately needed. They used this timber for houses, boats, and other resources that was traded and used along with fur. How they traded was by this triangular trade. This involved New England, Africa, the Caribbean and North America.
The summers were warm.This image shows the trees,soil,and weather.The trees were a resource the people in New England used a lot.During the Ice Age,thick sheets of ice cut through the mountains.Glaciers pushed rocks and rich soil,but a thin layer of rocky dirt was left.Crops did not grow well in the rocky,sandy soil.This made it hard for farming.These people never developed large spread out farming.The people had town meetings to discuss public issues and their own opinions.
This box shows the church that represents how religious they were. Kids parents kept their kids home so they could teach them how to read. Once their kids learned how to,they read the bible. Kids went to grammar school and collage except for girls unless they were Quakers. The land in New England was hilly and mountainous and shaped by glaciers.The land in New England was shaped by glaciers because thick sheets of ice cut through the mountains during the ice age.A natural resource they had were fish and whales.People caught them to use the whale oil for trading to make money.