Settlement patterns, family life, population growth, economic and social structure, government/polity, education, and homes differed greatly in the New England and Southern colonies in the 17th-century. Although a family could move from Massachusetts to Virginia or from South Carolina to Pennsylvania, without major readjustment, distinctions between social institutions within the individual colonies were marked.
Settlement of New England was financed in 1607 and established in November, 1620 (Plymouth) by "The Second Colony of Plymouth" (Marshall, 49; Tindall
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