The American Revolutionary War in 16 Pictures - 9/16
The Thirteen Colonies that now had themselves declared independent. The colonies could be divided into three bigger areas: the people from the rocky North lived from fishing and trade. People from the North were rather puritanical. The middle colonies were more modern and liberal, especially New York already was a multicultural trading city. In the southern states, the soil was most fertile. In those states, there were many rice and tobacco plantations, were many African slaves were hold.