Document-Based Question (DBQ) -
The Differences Between the New England and Chesapeake Regions

Eventually, you will have to construct an essay that integrates your interpretation of the following documents AND your knowledge of the period. High scores will be earned only by essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents and draw on outside knowledge of the period.

As you read the following documents pay close attention to what is being said and how each document might be used to construct an answer to the question below.  Be sure to note the source of each document - often who is speaking is as important as what is being said.

Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies.  Why did this difference in development occur?
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