Social Studies

Question

How did geography influence the economy in the Mid-Atlantic/Middle colonies?

A) Different land types allowed colonists to export crops and other goods.
B) The short growing season allowed colonists to grow many types of grains.
C) Poor soils and rocky hills caused colonists to import most of their grains.
D) The many natural resources available drove colonists to focus on agriculture.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    A) Different land types allowed colonists to export crops and other goods.

    Explanation:

    The Mid-Atlantic/Middle colonies were the ones that had the most natural resources and different climates and land types that allowed them to grow different kinds of crops and be able to export them, this capacity for agriculture was the main attractive that drove colonists and settlers into the colonies.