Standard 5-U2.1.2

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

Describe significant developments in the New England colonies,

  • patterns of settlement and control including the impact of geography (landforms
    and climate) on settlement. • interactions with Indigenous Peoples, including the trading of goods, services,
    and ideas among Europeans and Indigenous Peoples, growth of agricultural
    (small farms) and non-agricultural (shipping, manufacturing) economies.
  • the development of government, including the establishment of town meetings,
    development of colonial legislatures, and growth of royal government.
  • religious tensions in Massachusetts that led to the establishment of other
    colonies in New England.