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The Middle Colonies
Transcript of The Middle Colonies
~ Explored by the Dutch
~First know as the New Amsterdam
~Established for religious freedom
~The New Jersey Colony was founded in 1664 by the English Colonist
~Named for Isle of Jersey in England
~Founded in 1682 by William Penn
~Named for William Penns Father & Sylvania for "Forest"
~Penn saw Pennsylvania as a chance to put his Quaker ideals to practice
~White, David. "Delaware." Social Studies for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Sep 2013. <http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13delaware.htm>.
~Delaware was founded in 1638 by a man named Peter Minuit.
~It was given the name Delaware for a tribe & an early govenor of Virginia, Lord De La War.
~The reason founded, was for profit & trades.
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