THE COLONIES, BECAUSE OF THEIR VAST DIFFERENCES, WERE BOND TO CREATE AN IMPERFECT UNION THAT WAS BOUND TO RESULT IN CIVIL WAR.
Mostly the English settled the American Colonies both the New England and Southern Colonies. By 1700, the regions had evolved into two distinct societies.
England and the rebels of England, who were called Pilgrims, made up the New England and southern colonies. New England settlers were of a communal nature; they were less individualistic than the southern colonies. The New England colonies like Rhode Island were based on religious freedom, so their society was reflected in the religion. Those settlers again were of a communal nature, in how they are binding together for the good of the community. The puritans believed everyone had a specific duty in life, something that one was proficient at.
The Northern part was colonized for Freedom of Worship and freedom of political thought.
New England colonies had aspirations for a distinct society, where they could show their homeland, how a country should be run. They were based on theocracy, where the state forced the people to live and worship in an orthodox way. And on the other side the Southern colonies, like Virginia and Carolinas, which were developed for freedom of economic opportunity. They were goaled for mercantilism, and increasing the prosperity of England. Furthermore, the New England colonies wanted to establish the colony for religious motives, while the southern colonies were established for economic motives.
The southern colonies like Maryland and Virginia had a government based on a royal government, where the state was governed by a governor and council named by the king, and an elected assembly chosen by the people. This individualism was the effect of the motivation of the southern colonies for economic opportunity. The southern colonists were...