New England vs. Chesapeake

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by brightong7
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
American History
Grade:
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New England vs. Chesapeake

New England

Immigrants fled England due to religious persecution. Came to New World seeking religious freedom.

Inhabited by "gold-diggers" or upper-class men aspiring to make a large profit.

Chesapeake

-Society of strict religious paricipation-kept things very simple and plain-very literal interpretation of the Bible-believed slavery was wrong-rich in furs, timber, and fish-successful trading region-productive communities-main emphasis: Family, Education, & Religion

-exceedingly materialistic-"cash crop"-get rich quickly mentality-lives based more on liquid assets than God or family-only wanted to add wealth to their names-primary crop: Tobacco-colossal estates which depended on African slavery-believed slavery was an essential part of life on the plantation


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