NEW ENGLAND COLINES

KIMBERLYNAVARRETE AND LAURENWALTERS

New Hampshire

founded:1638

government:royal

religion:puritan

major cites:Dover and Exeter

famous people:John Mason


connecticut colony

founded:1636

major:puritan

government:charter

religion:puritan

famous people:hartford,newhaven,wethersfield,and,windson,thomashooker

massachusetts colony

founded:1630

major:BOSTON,QUINCY,PLYMOUTH,SALEM,LEXINGTON and concord

religion:puritan

government:charter

famous people:johnwinthrop

climate

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


Geography

  • 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


Economy

. Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, maple syrup, copper, livestock products, horses, rum, whiskey and beer - refer to Colonial Times


Rhode island colony

founded:1636

major:providence portsmouth and Newport

Religion:religiousfreedom

government:charter

famous people:RogerwilliamsAnnehuthinson



















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