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13 Colonies

Scouting Report
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Scouting Report




By: Anu & Neha

Massachusetts
1620

Virginia
1607
Jamestown
- First permanent English settlement.

Reasons for founding
- Queen Elizabeth wanted to reach the new world.

Economy
- Tobacco, Planting, & Farming, Wheat, Corn, Iron, Timber

Geography
- James River, Low- Lying Marshland

Weaknesses
- Malaria, No source of fresh water, Colonists could not leave the fort because of Native attacks, Colony was almost out of supplies, & Crops took time to ripen

Important Residents
- Chris Brown, Thomas Jefferson, Sandra Bullock, Gabby Douglas, Farrell Williams

Target Residents
- People in search for gold
New York
Pennsylvania
1682
Economy:
1626
Farming, lumber & ship building
Geography:
Connecticut
1636
Reasons for founding
- Political and religious freedom after a disagreement with Massachusetts Bay.

Economy
- farming, ship building, & fishing

Geography
- Some hills, many rivers, lakes, Mountains,

Weaknesses
- Small Colony, diseases, Low land, cooler climate, no religion freedom

Important Residents
- George Bush, Christopher Walken, Paul Newman, Vincent Kennedy, and John Maye

Target Residents
- The colonists that lived in Connecticut would probably want to be Anglican or Presbyterian and be ready to work hard for a living.
Reasons for founding
- Pilgrims were simple people looking for a connection to god. They wanted to start their own church, so they settled in Massachusetts.

Economy
- Crops, Livestock, Lumber & shipping

Geography
- Bay colony, valley's, hills, rivers, streams

Strengths
- Good terms with Indians, Learned to farm from the Indians, Made the mayflower compact- 1st form of self government.

Compare
- First form of self government, Unique land structure, 2nd founded colony, Pilgrims settled here, Less disease than other colonies due to cooler winters.

Important Residents
- John F. Kennedy, John Cena, Mitchell Fawn, John Legend, Dr. Seuss.

Target Residents
- Puritans, Separates, and Pilgrims
religious freedom
Reason founded:
Lake Erie, Allegheny Mountains, Coastal Plains
Famous people:
Taylor Swift, Will Smith, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Heart
Reason for founding
- It was founded by the Dutch for trade and furs.

Geography
- Good but mild climate ; Good farmland ; Timber ; Iron ore was one of the very important resources as producing and manufacturing goods made of iron was one the greatest and most profitable industries.

Economy-
A lot of wheat was grown, then ground down to flour in the flour mills to be exported that the colony was known as the breadbasket colony ; Textile Farms succeeded to be an important industry ; One of the main and most important industries was produced made of Iron ore, which they were able to manufacture. Products such as tools were made and later sold to make a profit.

Celebrities-
Franklin D. Roosevelt ; Theodore Roosevelt ; Jonas Salk (polio) ; Alicia Keys ; Tom Cruise

Target Residents-
The main target for the colony was mainly their profitable trading, which attracted a lot of people to come here and make a profit as well. New York was successful which made a lot of people want to come and settle there to make a large profit and money. It also attracted farmers, being one of the breadbasket colonies and having grains as their largest export. People usually came here to settle with the purpose of making a large profit.

Weaknesses
- Interactions with the Native Americans were not always friendly. Dutch soldiers and even civilians killed many Indian families. The colony's economy (farmers upstate, business downstate) and political viewpoints were mixed and often clashed. Peter Stuyvesant faced many problems including the smuggling of goods and the non-payment of taxes. Religious freedom did not exist in New Amsterdam (New York)
Target residents:
Quakers- People who believe in religious freedom and believe they are friends with god.
Maryland
1632
Reasons for founding
- religious freedom

Economy
- Farming, lumber, shipping

Geography
- Coastal plains, Piedmont plateau, and the Blue Ridge, separated by the Chesapeake Bay

Weaknesses
- Religious infighting. Border disputes. Class warfare. Apostate Native Americans. Runaway servants and slaves.

Important Residents
- Oprah Winfrey, Anna Faris, Lance Reddick, Peyton List, and Julie Bowen

Target Residents
- Safe heaven for catholics
Georgia
Geography:
Valleys, Ridges, Savannah River,
1788
Economy:
Delaware
1638
Peanuts, Pecans, Tobacco, Soy Beans, Corn, Grain, Wheat, Sweet Potato
Bibliography:
http://www.netstate.com/economy/ga_economy.htm
Reasons for founding
- It was a rebellion against Great Britain

Economy
- Farming and fishing

Geography
- Hudson River

Weaknesses
- British started taxes and the people did not like it. The local Natives were starting to die of the small pocks that the people who settled their brought that disguise . Housing shortages, urban sprawl, and pollution.

Important Residents
- Thomas McDonough, Vinnie Moore, and Jhon Reed King

Target Residents
- Anglican
Celebrity/Important Residents
Luke Bryan, Martin Luther King Jr, Ryan Seacrest
Target Residents:
Debtors- People who owed debt came to Georgia to start fresh.
Reason for founding:
For people with debt.
http://www.famousbirthdays.com/birthplace/georgia.html
South Carolina
1663
Reason for founding:
Economy:
Geography:
Weaknesses:
Celebrities/Important Residents:
Target Residents:
To provide money for the King, and distribute goods to the empire.
Indigo, tobacco, rice, cotton, cattle
http://kathydoty.com/colonies/13coloniesinformation.htm
River, Lakes, Atlantic coastal Plains, Ridge
http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/sc_geography.htm
Hurricanes, No large natural lakes, Humid climate, No religious freedom, Started the Civil War
Sterling Knight, Andrew Jackson, Anna Camp, Kelsey Chow,
New Hampshire
Economy:
Anglican people & Farmers
crops, live stock, lumber, shipping
Reason for Founding:
For farming purposes.
Geography:
http://www.landofthebrave.info/new-england-colonies.htm
Hills, rivers, poor rocky soil limits farming and agriculture, furthest north, Many trees, and close to the sea.
Weaknesses:
Long winters and short summers, Short growing season, Rocky soil made farming hard, Furthest northern colony, Growing season only 3-7 months
1638
Celebrities/Important Residents:
Randy Harrison, Dan Brown, Trevor Wentworth, Franklin Pierce
Target Residents:
Fisherman
New Jersey
1664
Economy:
Geography:
Reason for founding:
Celebrity/Important Residents:
Target Residents:
Cattle, Grain, Rice, Indigo, Iron Ore products, bread basket colony because of wheat production
Mountains, Lakes, Coastal plains, Firtle Soil
Trade & Prophits
Paul Wesley, Kevin Jonas, Mikey Way, Victor Cruz, Christina Milian
Trade Merchants
Rhode Island
Geography:
Economy:
Reason for Founding:
Target Residents:
Celebrities/ Important Residents
1636
Fishing, Dairy, Livestock, Farming, Lumbering, Ship Building, Whale oil
Hills, Low land, Mountains, Trees, Poor Rocky soil, Cold Winters, Forests,
Billy Gilman, James Yap, Ruth Buzzi, Mike Stud
People looking for Religious freedom
Religious Freedom
North Carolina
Weaknesses:
Conflict with Indians.
Why Founded:
It was founded by supporters of Charles II for farming and trade.
1653
Economy:
Agriculture, Plantations, Tobacco, Sugar, Grain, Fruit, Cotton, Rice
Geography:
Target Residents:
Anglican and Baptist
Coastal plains, plateau and mountain ranges
Celebrities/ Important Residents:
Nash Grier, Hayes Grier, & Carter Reynolds
Weaknesses:
People had little say.
Five Books:
Virginia
Massachusetts
Georgia
New York
Pennsylvania
William Bradford
John Whinthrop
John Smith
Lord Baltimore
Thomas Hooker
Roger Williams
8 Properties
8 Properties
Duke Of York
William Penn
James Oyenth Onpe
John Mason
Weaknesses:
http://quizlet.com/1265376/13-colonies-and-their-reasons-for-founding-flash-cards/
Cold winters, Poor rocky soil (hard for farming), No Religious freedom,
http://kathydoty.com/colonies/13coloniesinformation.htm
English Colonists
Peter Minuit and Others
Important documents/Gov Beliefs:
Extra
- Virginia House Of Bugesses- 1st form of Cositution
Separation from church and state
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