The founding of Delaware
- Delaware was founded in 1938 by Peter Minuit.
- It was seventh of the thirteen founded colonies.
- Delaware was founded so a band of "would-be'' settlers from New England would move there; Scandinavians.
- The main jobs were agriculture and manufacturing (shoe making).
Significant, Monumental, and Influential moments in Delaware
- Delaware is named after sir Thomas West who's nickname was Lord de la Warr, it was named after him because he was Virgnia Company's first governor.
- Swedes were the first to start the American colony.
- One of the oldest Swede churches
- Delaware was the first of the thirteen original colonies to ratify the constitution.
- The nations first steam railroad took place in Delaware (Note worthy since it was first in the US)
- George Read, signed the US Constitution. President of Delaware
- No specific religion, freedom of religion
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