Middle Colonies Region

by: Preston aguirre

The middle colonies is the place to be

The names of all the colonies located in the middle colonies is:

New York

Delaware

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

Climate of the middle colonies region

The Middle Colonies had a milder climate and much better soil than New England.The Middle Colonies were well suited for small farms, and thus, became known as the "Bread Basket"

The agriculture of the middle colonies


In contrast to the South where the cash crop plantation system dominated, and New England whose rocky soil made large-scale agriculture difficult, The middle colonies were fertile. Land was generally acquired more easily than in New England or in the plantation South.

The industry of the middle colonies region

The Middle Colonies had rich soil, allowing the area to become a major exporter of wheat and other grains. The lumber and shipbuilding industries enjoyed success in the Middle Colonies because of the abundant forests, and Pennsylvania saw moderate success in the textile and iron industry.

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