There are 11 states in the Northeast.
Of these states, 6 are known together as the New England States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The other 5 states are known as the Middle Atlantic States: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
NEW ENGLAND STATES:
-Pilgrims from England first settled in 1620, to form Plymouth Colony.
-Expulsion of the British from New England in 1776 and Declaration of Independence, July 1776.
-New England took the lead in American literature, philosophy, and education. It played a prominent role in the movement to abolish slavery.
MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES:
HISTORY AND CULTURE:
-Religious pluralism and ethnic diversity have been important elements of its society (Dutch, Swedes, English Catholics, and Quakers) through to the period of English rule, and beyond.
-New York City, with its skyscrapers, subways, and headquarters of the United Nations, emerged in the 20th century as an icon of modernity and American economic and cultural power.
-The northeast megalopolis form one of the world's most important concentrations of finance, media, communications, education, medicine, and technology.
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