Religious immigrants from Massachusetts, run by a Puritan theocracy, would found most of the New England colonies, creating a highly religious and idealistic region.Virginia would become the most populous and influential of the southern slave societies.
It includes both densely-populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas.
With its history of mass immigration dating from the 17th century, it is a "melting pot" of cultures from around the world.
is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA," the "U.
S.," the "United States," "America," or simply "the States".
Due to the distances involved, traveling between regions can be time-consuming and expensive. In the winter, the northern and mid-western major cities can see as much as 2 feet (61 cm) of snowfall in one day, with cold temperatures. Temperatures over 100°F (38°C) sometimes invade the Midwest and Great Plains.