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Essay heading: A comparison of the New England and the Chesapeake Bay colonies
 
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When their reforms were thwarted by King James I of England, they fled to the New World in what is now known as the "Great Migration". The Puritans were then joined by Quakers, Protestants, and Catholics in the religiously diverse New England area. These diverse religious factions were allowed to live freely but under the laws of New England...
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It was due to this religious freedom that these people came to escape religious persecution back home. The New Englanders had a religion-based society and religion was based on family. As the Bible highly regarded family, it condemned adultery. Adultery was considered a punishable crime. Adulterers were marked as impure by a letter "A" stitched on their clothing, as in the book "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne...
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A comparison of the New England and the Chesapeake Bay colonies
When their reforms were thwarted by King James I of England, they fled to the New World in what is now known as the "Great Migration". The Puritans were then joined by Quakers, Protestants, and Catholics in the religiously diverse New England area...
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Life In New England As Opposed To The Chesapeake Bay In The 1600s
Chesapeake's lack of families-and more importantly-lack of women kept reproduction rates from being up to par. Thus, New England's growth was steady a nd stable, whereas Chesapeake Bay suffered the effects of an extremely low growth rate...
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These strong families provided security and made the New England colonists live a more stable life than those who lived to the south in Chesapeake Bay...
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Chesapeake Vs. Massachusetts
The settlers here were too busy trying to attain financial success, and were separated by vast plantations, which kept them away from unity and collaboration with each other...
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New England and the Chesapeake
These people were the most literate in the world at that time. When coming from England to the New England region, people often traveled with their families...
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"New England was different from the Chesapeake"- Chesapeake was an agricultural based society where tobacco was the main crop grown by mainly indentured servants and other small farmers, main cash crops included rice, indigo, and tobacco, unlike the Chesapeake the New England colonies had a short growing season and had towns instead of spread out plantations, also in New England religion shaped society so that you were not a member of society if you were not a member of the church, New England was a very puritanical and strict society, another difference is the environment the Chesapeake had a longer, warmer season and better soil, the Chesapeake was also much more reliant on trade, socially the colonies were very diverse as well the New England colonies based everything of their puritanical religions while the Chesapeake had social class distortion and depended on slavery and servitude Slavery reshaped colonial society- because the human cargos paid off by the work the slaves put out produced more goods, which in turn boosted the international trading system, which sparked interest in the new colonies from England who ended up restricting and taking a percent of the profits Racial composition was altered by 1700- by that time there were so many slaves in the Chesapeake colonies that the percent of blacks in a population was approximately 10-25% , and consisted of almost all of the colonies working force Effects of Bacon's Rebellion- a turning point in colonial relations with Indians, also afterwards many landowners began to purchase large numbers of slaves, also brought about a treaty that opened most of the Indian Territory to English settlement
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Greater New England
Shorter lifespans also contributed to unstable family life , while the longer lifespans of New Englanders contributed to family stability. The longevity of the New Englanders contributed to family stability because children were able to grow up in nurturing environments where they received guidance from not only their parents, but their grandparents as well...
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