colonial america

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Early colonial areas Long before America officially became a country in 1776, this land, which we are upon, was mearly a colonial settlement for British Immigrants who were fleeing their country because of religious reasons. There were three different areas in which the immigrants settled. The first area was known as New England. It consisted of the present-day states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The people living there were called “Puritans”. They got …

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…events and business. They had a rural lifestyle. They dealed mainly with tobacco but also planted Aristocracy. The Southern colonies consisted of the present-day states: Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. These three all came to the “New Land” in search for freedom from the wrath of the British. And they most certainly found it. And that was just the beginning of this great country which we call the United States of America.