Social Studies
Updated: 11/2/2020
Social Studies

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  • Climate/Geography
  • Purpose for people going
  • Social Life
  • In the Middle Colonies they had 4 distinct seasons, fall, winter, spring and summer. They had fertile soil which was good for growing crops. They had lots of rivers.
  • Religion
  • People settled in the middle colonies because it was more religiously diverse then the English Colonies.
  • Government
  • The people in the Middle colonies had a fur trade with the Native Americans. They made goods like paper and iron. They also had many jobs.
  • Important People
  • The people in the Middle Colonies were Quakers.
  • The people in the Middle Colonies had town meetings. New Jersey was originally proprietary colony but later became a royal colony.
  • William Penn- Founder of Pennsylvania