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The Middle Colonies accommodated a diverse mix of religions that included Quakers, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Amish, Congregationalists and Jews. Because of various colonial masters in the area, religious traditions from ...

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Many of the original settlers of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware were immigrants from European nations where they had been persecuted for their religious beliefs. Among them were groups of Quakers, Luther...

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The Middle Colonies had warm summers and cool winters and soil well-suited to growing crops. The mild climate combined with the fertile earth allowed small farms to flourish, and the Middle Colonies eventually became kno...

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Colonial New Jersey was home to Presbyterians, Quakers, Dutch Reformed, Baptists, Dutch Lutherans, Seventh Day Baptists, German Reformed, Portuguese Jews, Anglicans, members of the Church of England, the religions of Afr...

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The Delaware Colony did not have one specific religion, which then opened it up to religious freedom for Quakers, Catholics, Jews and more. The Charter of Delaware specifically stated that there was no one religion to su...

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The Middle Colonies were good places to settle because they had fertile farmland, plenty of sun and rain and natural transportation methods. The Delaware and Hudson River, for example, were ideal bodies of water for tran...

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The natural resources which enabled the growth of the North American middle colonies included the availability of soil suitable to growing staple crops and raising livestock, abundant forests to provide lumber for shipbu...

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