New England Colonies

New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island

New Hampshire

Founder: Captain John Mason, 1623

Established Religion: Congregationalist

Economy: Ship Building, Rum

Government: Puritan

Massachusetts

Founder: Separatists Puritans in 1620

Established Religion: Puritan

Economy: Ship Building, Rum

Government: Puritan

Connecticut

Founder: Thomas Hooker 1635

Established Religion: Congregationalists

Economy: Ship Building, Rum

Government: Charter

Rhode Island

Founder: Roger Williams 1636

Established Religion:None

Economy: Ship Building, Rum

Government: Charter