Essay about AP Us history

Submitted By kyliewolver
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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. Why did this difference in development occur? there were social economic and political differences between the 2 regions social chesapeak: people came to this region for money. They set up plantations and made profit from cotton. individuals settled this area
New england: people came to this region in families. They (puritans) were not looking to gain money in the new world but were looking for a new place to live. (they were also escaping religious persecutions)
Therefore: Because people came in families to New England population there grew on itself whereas in the chesapeak region the crown was constantly sending people just to make colony alive. There were no women in chesapeak and that's why the population in Chesapeak was smaller than that of New england. In new england there were women and women=babies=bigger population
Both regions had troubles with the native americans. the pequot wars in the north and the bacon's rebellion in the south (it involved indians)
Chespaeak: This region had a single crop economy: cotton. It is bad to have a single crop economy because if something happens to that crop (when storms destroys it) then people lose money.
New England: this region had a multiple crop economy. Instead of planting cotton they planted more vegetables. You can say that because