Middle Colonies

Delaware

  • Found in 1776
  • Made money by mixed and subsicitants farming
  • No religious groups
  • Population 20,000 in 1600's
  • Lenape tribes based out of Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • Conflicts between the white and Indians caused the French and Indian War

New York

  • Founded by the Dutch for trade and fur and became and English Colony in 1664
  • Made money by the Fur trade
  • Religious group: They had no established religion
  • The government structure was Proprietary then Royal
  • Population - 1780's 21,054
  • Native Tribes: Erie , Iroquois, Mahican and other tribes
  • The American Indian War was the conflict between white and Native Americans
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New Jersey

  • Founded in 1664 for farming and trade
  • Made money by mixed farming
  • Religious group: No established religion
  • The government structure was Proprietary
  • Population- 1780's 139,627
  • Lenape, Ramapough Mountain and other tribes
  • French and Indian War caused by conflict between the Natives and Whites
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Pennsylvania

  • Founded by William Penn and some other Quakers for religious freedom (in 1681)
  • Made money by making wheat, and mixed farming
  • Religious group: No established religion
  • The government structure is Proprietary
  • Population 1780's 327,305
  • Lenape, Seneca and Susquehannock tribe
  • The conflict between white and Indian cause the American Indian War
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