How did the Puritan settlements in the north differ from the south?

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  • 9 years ago
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    The Puritans in the north:

    -had smaller farms because of the climate and terrain.

    -had more cities because of the lack of farms.

    -had more schools because they valued education more.

    The settlers in the South:

    -had larger farms, or plantations, because of the abundance of resources and good climate

    -had few cities because most people worked on farms.

    -had less schools because there was no need for them; most kids grew up to be farmers

    Source(s): AP US History
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