New Jersey Colony

by Sarah Kirschner

Introduction

The New Jersey colony was a very intresting place. Sir George Carteret andLord Barkley founded New Jersey. Indians were the first people to live in New Jersey. Even before it was founded.There are many intresting facts about how New Jersey was founded. New Jersey colony was a very important place in the colonial times.

Who Founded The New Jersey Colony

The New Jersey colony was founded in 1664. The Dutch and European founded the colony. Sir George Carteret and lord Barkley were the founders of New Jersey. New Jersey was name after Sir Carteret because he was the Govenor of New Jersey. Dutch settlers established the first perminet settlement in New Jersey. New Jersey was ruled by Swedish. The New Jersey colony was founded by sir George Carteret and lord Barkley in early colonial days.

Who were the first people to live in New Jersey

The first people to live in New Jersey lived there even before it was a colony. The tribe that lived there called themselves the Lenni Lenape. When the Europeans were welcomed by the Lenni Lenape. The Lenni Lenape helped the Europeans out by providing food and shelter. The Europeans made deals with the native Americans for land. Most of the deals were written in English so the Indians couldn't read it. The Indians helped the Europeans build the New Jersey Colony in many ways.

features and facts of the new jersey colony

There are Many facts about the New Jersey colony in the colonial times. Henry Hodsun arrived in New Jersey in 1609 and founded the Hodsun river. Then in 1681 William Penn and others purchased east New Jersey. Next in 1702 east New Jersey became a royal colony. Natural resources of New Jersey include timber, coal, and furs. Exports of New Jersey were live stock, rice, Indigo, and wheat. New Jersey has many facts about how it was founded.

Conclusion

New Jersey is a very intresting colony with many important parts and facts. Lord Barkley and Sir George Carteret founded the colony in 1664. The first people to live in New Jersey were Indians. There are many intresting facts about new Jersey in the 1600 and 1700. In conclusion the New Jersey colony was a very intresting colony with many facts about how it was founded.

glossary

Colonist: a person who helps create a colony.

Colony: a body of people living in a territory but retaining ties with a parent state.

Founded: established or originate especially by providing an endownment.

sources

'New Jersey Facts'
'New Jersey colony'
'New Jersey Facts For Kids'