New England Colonies

The differences between the Chesapeake and the New England colonies before at outset vary on a wide range of issues anywhere from religious views, population, as well as economy. In fact the sole purpose of each other’s colonizing was totally on opposite sides of the scale. The New Englanders were based largely on Puritan separatists as well as large families in hopes of finding religious freedom as they wished. The Chesapeake however, was mostly single white men brought for little spiritual enthusiasm and mostly focused on a profit-making and economic gains, which brings up the tobacco production as well as the slave trade.
One of the most significant differences was the religious thoughts between the two colonies. In 1700, nearly all the churches in the colonies were either Congregational (in New England) or Anglican (Give Me Liberty!, 110). The New Englanders came to escape the force of religion and to maintain their own family-based practices with extreme reverence and devotion to god. The Chesapeake were a lot less critical on religious practices but had the Anglican Church in which not many people participated, but was still considered by some settlers.   Then “The Great Awakening” had came which was brought upon by English minister George Whitefield. He taught his intense preaching’s to colonies from Georgia to New England. In every sermon, he asked his listeners to look into their hearts and answer the question, “Are you saved?” If not, they must change their sinful ways and surrender their lives to Christ” (Give Me Liberty!, 152).This brought thousands of listeners to his sermons. What minister Whitefield had done was enlarged the boundaries of liberty between the two religious views and had inspired several dissenting churches.
Another difference between the two which pretty much go hand in hand is the population and the economy the colonies had inspired. New England had brought Puritans, Catholics and the well known religious-based large families. As...