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The 13 Colonies
Updated: 9/17/2018
The 13 Colonies
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  • The Southern Colonies
  • I came all the way from Africa to America just to work at these now pay tobacco plantations!
  • 3 Facts I've learned about the 13 colonies By: Sydney Cheng Period:1
  • My family and I were transported here to work on a Cotton Plantation. My poor children have to work at such a young age!
  • Fact #1
  • The Southern Colonies
  • They brought me here to work for nothing. I am so angry!
  • My family will never live a good life.
  • Africans were brought to America as Slaves. They worked mostly on Cotton and Tobacco plantations.
  • Wow, It's so cold up here in New England!
  • New England
  • I know, and our soil is rocky, so we have to fish for a living.
  • Fact #2
  • New England
  • Hey Brother, look our very own hometown, Boston, is now a main port!
  • Wow, look at that large cargo ship coming in now!
  • Because Boston was near the sea, it became a main port area. Because of the rocky soil, citizens fished and whaled for a living.
  • Fact #3
  • Hey, did you know that New Jersey's soil is very fertile?
  • The Middle Colonies
  • Yeah, and the climate is mild, not too cold and not too hot.
  • The middle colonies had fertile soil back then like today. That is why New Jersey is called the Garden State.
  • Did you know that most big cities have factories producing products such as paper? 
  • The Middle Colonies
  • Even bigger cities have merchants and artisans.
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