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New England Colonies- Environment

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    Environment in New England  

                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                

Isn't it amazing to think about the New England colony. I will fill you in on the major exports

imports I will also tell you about the geography and the how did the natural resources impact the people in the New England colony.

 

                

                                              

     

                                                 Major Exports and Imports

      Some natural resources in New England were tobacco and lumber. Some major exports  were fish and  whale oil. North America Imported goods such as tools,cloths,furniture,spices, and tea. The soil in England was stony and thin. It was difficult to farm and harvest because the soil wasn't rich in of to grow some tipes of crops. 

 

 

                                     The Geography of New England

     Let me tell you about the geography of the New England colony. The sea of New England made it a great place because you could  make a great living. The coast had  many good harbors and had thick forests that provided New England with wood. It also had tons of fish such as cod in the sea.

  

 

The natural resources that impacted the New England colony 

   The natural resources that impacted the New England colony were trees because they provided wood for  the ship builders to make ships for transporting goods or for other reason. another resource they used was barley it was used for baking food.

 

 

 

     Now I  have told you about the major exports and imports the geography and the how the natural resources that made a big impact! What have you learned ? 

 

 

Vocabulary 

Export: Sent to anther country for trading.                 

Import: A product brought into one country from a anther ship. 

Natural: Not man made not artificial.   
                                                                           

 

 

  Citations:

 

Mifflin, Houghton. Social Studies United States History Early Years. Boston , MA: 



http://www.plainvilleschools.org/CurriculumUnits/social_studies/5-colonial/5-colonial_index.html

 

http://odur.let.rug.nl/%7Eusa/H/1994/ch2_p2.htm 

 

http://www.glasgow-ky.com/fye/ms_fye/colonial_life.htm 

 

 

 

 

 

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