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  • Chesapeake And New England Regions
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    Chesapeake Versus New England While both the New England and Chesapeake regions of America were settled by Englishmen, each developed into two very different regions with their own cultures, laws and ideas. The three main differences in each region were economy, living conditions, and religious fervor. First, the two regions differed economically. In Maryland and Virginia, settlers began to establish large tobacco plantations during the 1610's and started exporting large tobacco crops after 1617...
  • New England And Chesapeake Regions
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    In the New England and Chesapeake regions of Colonial America, drastic differences are seen in the lives and attitudes of the settlers. All though most of the settlers were from England, there were many preexisting differences in addition to freshly developing ones that caused the two regions to evolve into two very different societies. Among these differences were religiousness, the differences in the grouping of settlers, and furthermore, the hands in which the balance of power rested, all of ...
  • Chesapeake Region And New England Settlements
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    English Settlers of the Chesapeake Region and New England Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. As English settlements in North America began to progress, social, economical, and religious ideas divided the English immigrants. The settlers journeyed to North America to meet their individual needs and beliefs. Whether they were fleeing to become wealthy or to escape religio...
  • Case In The New England Region
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    Reasons For The Differences Between The Chesapeake Region And New England Region Reasons for the Differences between the Chesapeake Region and New England Region The colonists that set off for the New World were all very much alike. For the most part they were whites, seeking new opportunities and freedom in the New World. As the colonists began to settle across the eastern portion of America, forming the thirteen colonies, there began to emerge a sharp contrast between the Chesapeake Region and...
  • New England Regions Governments
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    Two unique societies were constructed by people of common origin. These English colonists immigrated to the New World for either economic prosperity or religious freedom. During colonization, two regions were formed, New England and the Chesapeake Bay area. The two contrasting societies of New England and Chesapeake region were the results of diversity of: social and family structure; health and living conditions; economy; religion and beliefs; and government policies. As stated in Document A, u...
  • Chesapeake Bay Region And New England
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    During the 17th century, major European countries such as England, Spain, France, and Portuguese was looking to the New World as a place where wealth could be obtained. Many private companies funded expeditions to colonize America and find gold. But as colonist arrived, the eastern region of North America divided and developed into the Chesapeake Bay region and New England. Differences emerged between the two colonies occurred because of the different people who settled there, their intentions f...

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