Have harsh cold winters, rocky soil and lumber. Also fishing and Whaling is a popular activity.
They had fertile soil and flat land. There was religious tolerance. The people there were Quakers, and they had religious freedom and diversity They were called the bread colonies because they had a lot of wheat and grains. They had market towns where they'd buy and sell things.
In these plantations the farmer/owner grows cash crops (Tobacco), rice, Indigo and cotton. The south belonged to the church of England and their religion is Anglican. In the south they also had counties. There were savannahs since tbe houses were spread out.
The church was the center of life there, and they were very strict about religion. Puritans lived there. Town meetings were established to help solve problems in the villages. If you weren't from the church of England then you'd be persecuted.
They raised livestock and fished for fish
In the south they do a lot of farming. They have big plantations owned by rich farmers. The farmers owned slaves and most made the slaves do slave labor. The climate in the south is hot and humid. The soil was also rich for farming.