Pros And Cons Of The Middle Colonies

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The middle colonies were set differently from the New England and Chesapeake Bay regions, instead of searching for a place to colonize or be given the authority to use founded land by Britain, the middle colonies, owned by Charles I and the Duke of York, used the lands as a way to pay off debts or as political favors. The new proprietaries intentional uses of the colonies were for wealth and freedom to practice any religion. William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, successfully created the first, middle colony a “colony of Haven for the children of light” (American Yawp, chapter 3) thus attracted a wide range of people from different nations. Because of the political and religious freedoms, a harmony of mixed towns of French, Dutch, German,

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