Standard 5-U2.1.3

Standard Type
Michigan Social Studies Standards

Describe significant developments in the Middle colonies, including:

  • 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.
  • the growth of economies in the Middle colonies, the Dutch settlement in New
    Netherlands, Quaker settlement in Pennsylvania, and subsequent English
    takeover of the Middle colonies.
  • immigration patterns leading to ethnic diversity in the Middle colonies.