Therteen colonies

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new England

New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Rhode Island and Connecticut.


new hampshire

Founded:1638



Government:Royal

Religion:Puritan

Major Cities:Dover and Exeter

Famous People:John Mason


Massachusetts Bay Colony

Founded:1630

Government:Charter

Religion:Puritan

Major Cities:Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington and Concord

Famous People:John Winthrop



Rhode Island Colony

Founded:1636

Government:charter


Religion:Religious Freedom

Major Cities:Providence, Portsmouth and Newport

Famous People;Roger Williams

Anne Hutchinson


Connecticut Colony

Founded:1638

Government:charter


Religion:purtan

Major Cities:Hartford,New Haven Wethersfield and Windsor

Famous People;Thomas Hooker



Geography:The geography of New England consisted of mountains thick with trees, rivers and poor rocky soil that was difficult to farm and unsuitable for crops


Geography

The geography of New England consisted of mountains thick with trees, rivers and poor rocky soil that was difficult to farm and unsuitable for crops

Natural Resources

Fish, whales, forests. New England imported agricultural products from other colonies


Religion

No religious freedom as the Puritans did not tolerate any other form of religion


Climate

Coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies


Trade / Exports

Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, maple syrup, copper, livestock products, horses, rum, whiskey and beer - refer to Colonial Times