New Jersey

13 original colonies & research. By: Katlyn Stallons

Who founded your colony & in what year?

The colony of New Jersey was founded in 1624 by the Duke of York, who recently after that gave his piece of land to his friends Lord John Berkeley & Sir George Carteret in 1664

The geography & climate in the colony of New Jersey

The Climate of the colony of New Jersey was a mild temperature, with warm summers, and mild winters; good for farming weather. The geography of the colony of New Jersey has mountains in the northwest, fertile soil which was also good for farming.

Why was the colony of New Jersey founded & What are the economic resources?

The colony of New Jersey was founded because of farming & trading & they got their economic resources by farming.