Axia College Material
Appendix BCompare and Contrast
Part One: Matrix
Complete the following matrix by adding brief points on the political, social, and economicdifferences and similarities of the North and the South.
Early Northern and Southern Colonies
PoliticalWanted religious freedom,came to escape persecutionfor religious beliefsWanted to make money – aprofit, started out withtobacco, then moved toslaverySocialAfrican slaves used for helping inside the home; lifewas tough but livableAfrican slaves used to tendthe fields, kept them asproperty; plantation ownershad great lives, everyone elsesufferedEconomicIndustry was key; farms werevery few, only to feedfamilies; slaves useful but notnecessaryFarming key – especially withslaves, most farming done onlarge plantations where slaveswere primary workers
PoliticalBoth wanted freedom for their way of life - didn’t wantto be told what they had to doSameSocialBoth used slaves and had aclass systemSameEconomicFarming assisted lives inboth areasSame
Part Two: Summary
Use your matrix to write a 150- to 200-word summary that addresses the major differences andsimilarities between the early northern and southern colonies at either the political, social, or theeconomic level.
Throughout time, we have always heard of the South and the way that slaves were usedand treated. However, as much as we know the North was against slavery, they too usedslaves for domestic areas. This is basically how the North and South were socially thesame. However, they were definitely different in the social area. The North did not use