Northern Colonies

Nicole N.Ashley V.Shelton V.Angel R.

Northern Colony Facts

Massachusetts,Rhode Island,Connecticut,New Hampshire Colonies

Massachusetts Facts

Founded in 1630

Famous person John Winthrop

Major Town

Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington and Concord

Rhode Island Facts

Founded in 1636

Famous person Roger Williams Anne Hutchinson

Major Towns

Providence, Portsmouth and NewportRoger Williams

Connecticut Facts

Founded in 1636

Famous person Thomas Hooker

Major Towns

Hartford, New Haven,Wethersfield and Windsor

New Hampshire Facts

Founded in 1638

Famous person John Mason

Major Towns Dover and Exeter


Coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies


The geography of New England consisted of mountains thick with trees, rivers and poor rocky soil that was difficult to farm and unsuitable for crops


Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, maple syrup, copper, livestock products, horses, rum, whiskey and beer