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Massachusetts location New England Colony
New Hampshire location New England Colony
Massachusetts Bay location New England Colony
Connecticut location New England Colony
Rhode Island location New England Colony
New York location Middle colony
Pennsylvania location Middle Colony
Great state of new jersey location Middle Colony
Delaware location Middle Colony
Maryland location Southern Colony
Virginia location Southern Colony
North Carolina location Southern Colony
South Carolina location Southern Colony
Georgia location Southern Colony
First Colony to be established Virginia
Second colony to be established New York
Third colony to be established Massachusetts
Fourth colony to be established Maryland
Fifth colony to be established Rhode Island
Sixth colony to be established Connecticut
Seventh colony to be established New Hampshire
Eighth colony to be established Delaware
Ninth colony to be established North Carolina
Tenth colony to be established South Carolina
Eleventh colony to be established Great State of New Jersey
Twelfth colony to be established Pennsylvania
Thirteenth colony to be established Georgia
Colony founder for Virginia Founded by Captain John Smith and The London Company
Colony founder for New York Founded by Duke of York, Peter Minuit(i.e. Dutch Settlers)
Colony founder for Massachusetts MBJohn Winthrop and the PuritansPRJohn Carver and William Bradford
Colony founder for Maryland Founded by Cecil Calvert “Lord Baltimore”
Colony founder for Rhode Island Founded by Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
Colony founder for Connecticut Founded by Thomas Hooker
Colony founder for New Hampshire Founded by Captain John Mason, and established by John Wheelwright
Colony founder for Delaware Founded by Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company
Colony founder for North Carolina Founded by a group of eight aristocrats known as Lords Proprietors
Colony founder for South Carolina Founded by a group of eight aristocrats known as Lords Proprietors
Colony founder for Great state of New Jersey Founded by Lord Berkeley, and Sir George Carteret
Colony founder for Pennsylvania Founded by William Penn
Colony founder for Georgia Founded by James Oglethorpe
The colony was founded for Virginia To expand trade (i.e. economic history)
The colony was founded for New York Founded for trading (i.e. posts, furs) (i.e. opportunities for profit.)
The colony was founded for Massachusetts MBFounded for religious freedomPRPilgrims referred to as separatists wanted to break free from the puritan church/faith
The colony was founded for Maryland Founded as a refuge (i.e. shelter) for catholics and was the only colony that accepted Catholics
The colony was founded for Rhode Island Founded for Religious FreedomWanted a separation between the church and the state after a disagreement with Massachusetts bay
The colony was founded for Connecticut 1. Religious freedom2.Political Freedom,3. Profit from fur trade (i.e. animal skins)
The colony was founded for New Hampshire Founded for profit trade and fishing.
The colony was founded for Delaware Founded to expand trade and profits.
The colony was founded for North Carolina Founded for profit from trade and selling land.
The colony was founded for South Carolina Founded for profit from trade and selling land.
The colony was founded for Great state of New Jersey Founded for profit from trade selling land
The colony was founded for Pennsylvania Founded for profit from selling land Religious Freedom (i.e for “The Society of Friends” also known as the quakers. The quakers did not support fighting or participating in war= pacifists
The colony was founded for Georgia As a buffer state (i.e between Spanish Florida to protect from spanish invasion. It was also a haven for debtors (i.e. jails) Known as the penal colony
Major industries in the colony Virginia Plantation Agriculture (i.e. harvested/grew tobacco= The Cash Crop) (ie. excess/ surplus= of the Virginia colony
Major industries in the colony New York Trade(ie. timber, fur, wood textiles=Clothing, Flax and Hemp)Agriculture(ie. corn, beans, squash, wheat livestock/cattle)
Major industries in the colony Massachusetts Agriculture (i.e. fishing)=Near the water/bay/coastManufacturing (i.e. lumbering, ship building, breweries)
Major industries in the colony Maryland Manufacturing(i.e. iron works, shipbuilding)Agriculture(ie. corn, wheat)
Major industries in the colony Rhode Island Manufacturing (i.e. ship building, timber products, textiles)Agriculture(ie. livestock, Fishing=cod, mackerel, hake, bass)Whaling (i.e. Whale Oil)Whale oil was used for lamps and heat.
Major industries in the colony Connecticut Agriculture(i.e. wheat, corn, fishing)AlcoholRefineriesRum Exports
Major industries in the colony New Hampshire Agriculture/ Small Farms (i.e. potatoes, fishing)Manufacturing (i.e.shipbuilding)
Major industries in the colony Delaware agricultural (i.e. grain, wheat)natural resources (i.e. indigo)
Major industries in the colony North Carolina PlantationAgriculture(i.e Tobacco)Part of the slave trade
Major industries in the colony South Carolina PlantationAgriculture(i.e cotton)Part of the slave trade
Major industries in the colony Great state of New Jersey ExportationAgricultural Products/fertile soil (i.e. grain, wheat, corn, beans, squash, pumpkins, blueberries, barley, oats, vegetables, fruit, cattle/livestockManufacturing (i.e. iron ore Iron works)=PlowsKettlesLocksNailsBlocks of Iron
Major industries in the colony Pennsylvania Agriculture(i.e. livestock/cattle, flax, hemp)PapermakingShipbuilding
Major industries in the colony Georgia Plantation Agriculture (i.e. Indigo, Sugar, some rice
Major cities in the colony Virginia Jamestown, Williamsburg, Richmond
Major cities in the colony New York New York City, New Amsterdam,Albany (i.e. The capital city)
Major cities in the colony Massachusetts Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington, Concord
Major cities in the colony Maryland Baltimore, Annapolis
Major cities in the colony Rhode Island Providence, Newport,PawtucketWarwickCranstonWoonsocket
Major cities in the colony Connecticut New Haven (i.e. original name for the colony of Connecticut)Hartford
Major cities in the colony New Hampshire ConcordExeterDover
Major cities in the colony Delaware Wilmington
Major cities in the colony North Carolina Raleigh
Major cities in the colony South Carolina Charlestown
Major cities in the colony Great state of New Jersey Trenton, Princeton
Major cities in the colony Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Lancaster, and York.
Major cities in the colony Georgia Savannah
Colony got its name from: Virginia Named after Queen Elizabeth l of England – the “Virgin Queen”
Colony got its name from: New York Named for it’s founder the Duke of YorkWas Originally named New Amsterdam
Colony got its name from: Massachusetts MBName of an Algonquian tribe meaning “At the Great Hill.” PRNamed after the English city of Plymouth where the ship, the Mayflower departed for America
Colony got its name from: Maryland King Charles I dedicated it to his wife Queen Henrietta Maria. (Mary's land or Maria’s land)
Colony got its name from: Rhode Island Adrian Block originally named it Roodt (ie. red) Eylandt.(i.e island) Meaning “red island” referring to the red clay lining the shore.
Colony got its name from: Connecticut Connecticut was taken from the Native American Indian phrase “river whose water is driven by tides or winds”
Colony got its name from: New Hampshire Named after the English county of Hampshire where Captain John Mason was raised
Colony got its name from: Delaware Named after Sir Thomas West “Lord de la Warr” who was Virginia company’s first governor.Also named after the Delaware River and an American Indian Tribe
Colony got its name from: North Carolina Named in honor of King Charles II of England. Carolina is derived from the Latin name Carolus which translates to “Charles”
Colony got its name from: South Carolina Named in honor of King Charles II of England. Carolina is derived from the Latin name Carolus which translates to “Charles”
Colony got its name from: Great state of New Jersey Named after the British Island of Jersey.
Colony got its name from: Pennsylvania Named after its founder William Penn.Sylvania means “wooded lands”It was originally named the Province of Pennsylvania
Colony got its name from: Georgia Named after King George II of England
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