New England

The New England and Chesapeake colonies grew to be very different in their strategy of integration, government, and geographic choice. By the 1700, the regions had transformed into two distinct societies. The English people were a key part in the colony’s outcome.   The colonies had different social, economic and geographic backgrounds and reasoning.
    When first coming over to the “New World,” the people who landed in New England, according to Document B, were typically families, who planned on staying in the region. This allowed the colony to prosper because this was the people’s main focus. According to Document D, the people also came with a set of goals to look forward to and establish in the new colony. But those in Virginia, according to Document C, came over as men who strictly wanted to find gold and then go back home. They didn’t care about setting up in the Chesapeake colony, because they believed they would get rich quick and leave (Document F). According to Document A, they also had a very religious standpoint and planned on doing everything through “God Almighty.”
    Due to the Chesapeake’s lack in sustainability, their economy began to reduce rapidly. It wasn’t until tobacco was discovered that the colony was saved, the soil in Virginia was very fertile so it made it a great cash crop for the colony. Though the people soon began to grow too much tobacco and not enough food to sustain their families. On the other hand, in New England, there were primarily three crops that were adopted with the help of Indian tribes, corn, beans and pumpkin.
    The geographical location of these two colonies were sought out differently, Virginia, the Chesapeake region was selected for its fertile soil and many vast rivers (according to Document G). But, the New England colonies were accidentally established when a ship went off course and landed in Massachusetts. But more people came over and the land became home for many settlers in the “New World.” The land...