The Middle and Southern settlements were as different as night and day. Established for different economical and social reasons, these two colonial areas share very few similarities. Reasons for their migration and their final destinations greatly influenced the outcome of each society.
First, the Southern Colonies were formed by aristocratic Europeans who came to the New World in search of land. These wealthy people brought Europeans and African servants. In their new home, the aristocrats
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restrictions to who could buy it.
Besides the obvious fact that the founders of the Southern Colonies and the Middle Colonies were predominantly Europeans, there are few characteristics these two colonial regions have in common. One was mainly Christian, and one was religiously diverse. One had strict class distinctions, and the other had the opinion all people were equal. The two were completely different and it is amazing they could exist next to each other.