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Chapter 9, Lesson 3: Farming and Trade (pp. 224-228)

I. Working on Family Farms

II. Farming and the Standard of Living

    A. Farmers in Pennsylvania earned a good living on their own farms.

    B. Many tenant farmers rented land in New York from landlords.

III. Growth of Urban Centers
    A. Farmers depended on markets and shipping to sell their products.

    B. Tradesmen prepared goods for market and for shipping.

    C. The port cities of Philadelphia and New York grew and developed into cultural centers.

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