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The Beginning of America

The original 13 Colonies

Sarah Oesterling

on 24 September 2012

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The original 13 Colonies The Beginning of America Massachusetts This colony was founded by the Puritans in 1620.
Massachusetts had a trade and industry economy.
The main natural resource was timber. This was good for building ships. Massachusetts New Hampshire New York Refugees from France and Holland founded this colony in 1664.
New York has an economy that depended on agriculture and manufacturing.
New York was named after the English Duke of York to honor him. Rhode Island Rhode Island was founded in1636 by Roger Williams.
The economy is based off of fishing. It was also an agriculture economy.
The founder of this colony, Roger Williams, was banished to England by the Massachutessetts Bay Colony because of his major belief in religious freedom. Connecticut Thomas Hooker founded Connecticut in 1635.
Agriculture was a big part in the economy.
The main crops were wheat and corn. Pennsylvania William Penn founded Pennsylvania in 1681.
Pennsylvania has a manufacturing and agriculture economy.
William Penn got the land from the British Crown to pay off a debt to William's father. New Jersey This colony was founded in 1664 by Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret.
The economy it has is based on agriculture. They also manufactured.
The two main founders of New Jersey were friends of the Duke of York. In fact, the Duke gave Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret this land. Delaware Peter Minuet and the New Sweden Company founded Delaware in 1638.
Delaware's economy included agriculture, ship building, and trade.
Forests in Delaware is important to the lumber industry. Maryland Maryland was founded in 1632 by Lord Baltimore (George Calvert).
Agriculture was the main economy, but they also built ships and concentrated on iron works.
Maryland was established as a safe haven for Catholics. Even so, the area was very diverse. Virginia Virginia was founded in 1607 by John Smith.
The economy was mainly agriculture on plantations.
Jamestown was established here in 1624. North Carolina Virginia colonists founded North Carolina in 1653.
Agriculture on plantations was the main economy.
Tobacco was one of the most commonly grown crops. South Carolina This colony was founded in 1663 by English Colonists.
Economy in this colony was based on plantation agriculture.
South Carolina and North Carolina was originally one colony until a different government established in the North. Georgia In 1732, James Oglethorpe founded Georgia.
The best economy here was agriculture.
Georgia was the last colony out of the 13 original to be established. Cites Used http://mrsthomas.com/2011/09/28/week-of-september-27-30/ http://americanhistory.about.com/library/charts/blcolonial13.htm http://theacademicvillage.blogspot.com/2011/02/filling-knowledge-gaps-with-5th-grade.html http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/us/A0859947.html In 1623, John Wheelwright founded this colony.
The people of New Hampshire fished, manufactured textiles, built ships, and farmed.
Pilgrims came to this colony to start their lives over with religious freedom. http://www.slideshare.net/trishtabler/the-thirteen-colonies I hope you enjoyed your experience of the 13 Original Colonies.

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