The Middle Colonies

By: Miranda Henderson

Delaware

A.) In 1638, Delaware was founded by Lord De La Warr. The reasoning behind its founding was because to have trade and profits and they came from Germany, Ireland and Scotland.

B.) They made money through mixed farming.

C.) The Delaware colony was a proprietary charter.

D.) The population was very small then grew over time.

E.) The Indians Tribes that lived in the area of Delaware was the Powhatan tribe and had conflict before the colony was established in 1610.

F.) There was no main religion with the Delaware colony.

New York

A.) In 1664, New York was founded by Peter Minuit.The reasoning behind its founding was because to have trade and profits and they came from mostly Dutch.

B.) They made money through mixed farming and fur trade.

C.) The New York colony was a proprietary charter.

D.) The population was very small then grew over time.

E.) The Indians Tribes that lived in the area of New York was the

F.) There was no main religion with the New York colony.

New Jersey

A.) In 1664, New Jersey was founded by Lord Berkeley. The reasoning behind its founding was because to have trade and profits and had a lot of Sweden but was considered the sewer of New York.

B.) They made money through mixed farming.

C.) The New Jersey colony was a proprietary charter.

D.) The population was very small then grew over time.

E.) The Indians Tribes that lived in the area of New Jersey was t

F.) There was no main religion with the New Jersey colony.

Pennsylvania

A.) In 1681, Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn. The reasoning behind its founding was because to have religious freedom for Quakers and for trade and profits.

B.) They made money through mixed farming and wheat.

C.) The Pennsylvania colony was a proprietary charter.

D.) The population was very small then grew over time.

E.) The Indians Tribes that lived in the area of Pennsylvania was very welcomed and embraced through the Quakers.

F.) The main religion among the settlers in Pennsylvania was Quaker even though no specific religion was required.