Social Studies


The different environments of colonial North America contributed to a wide variety of

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  • Settlement patterns.
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    settlement patterns.


    Settlement patterns refer to where people settle to live. The North American environment impacted where colonists settled and how they lived. In New England, the colonists relied on natural resources and settled close to where they could fish and trap for furs. In the Southern colonies, farming was key to their survival, and the colonists settled where they could grow crops.