New Jersey

Come settle in our colony!

Join our colony and live a successful life!

-Located in the Middle region of the 13 colonies.

-This land is very helpful because of the amount of lakes and rivers that allow for more trade within the colony and with Britain

Economy and Religion

-Our economy is centered around agriculture including breeding of livestock. Iron is also mined and manufactured

-Our colony is established on the basis of religious freedom

-Our government includes a representational government which is very helpful in representing the people of the colony

Founders of New Jersey

Original Settlements of New Jersey

Made by the Dutch

The first settlements of New Jersey were made by the Dutch along the western bank of the Hudson. These settlements are considered insignificant and the history of the colony properly begins with the occupation of the land by english colonists.