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Delaware Colony

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Laura Flanagan

on 17 October 2016

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fun facts
The Delaware Colony
*Founded In 1638
*Founded By Peter Minuit
The Delaware colony did not have one specific religion on which then opened it up to religious freedom for Quakers, Catholics Jews and more.The Chartres of Delaware specifically started that there was no religion to subscribe to,but instead offered its residents a chance to explore their options.

picture of Quakers
picture of jews
picture of charters it is like a church in the old days
The geography of colonial Delaware was mostly flat low land the fertile soil helped the economy thrive.The soil provided them crop,and earning them the name "The Breadbasket colony
picture of crops
picture of land
Delaware had good economy.Farmers in the middle colonies produced surpluses of wheat,barely,and rye.Delaware sold cash crops and was known as one of the bread basket colonies They sent tons of beef pork and butter to New york Philadelphia New England, to the south west indies,England,and some parts of Europe.Settlers on the Delaware river valley from the regions rich deposits of iron ore heating the ore in it and then hammered it into nails tools and parts of suns
picture of land
There was no dominating religion like in the New England Colonies and religious tolerance made the area attractive to those who were not purists
Major towns in the Delaware Colony included Georgetown and Wilmington
The Delaware Colony was divided into three counties in 1682 including New Castle, Sussex, and Kent
The Delaware Colony's landscape includes Atlantic coastal plains and flat lowland. Delaware`s southern region is made up of more than 30,000 swampy acres
Why you should come to Delaware
You should come to Delaware because it has a lot of mountains that you can visit and climb. Or if you do not like to Climb mountains you can look at them while you drive. It has a lot of site seeing. it is a good place to live at if you are vary active
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