The original Thirteen colonies

BY Trista Greife

Georgia

Georgia was found on January 2nd 1788.Georgia was found by James Oglethorpe. He was named after king George 11.Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi river
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New Jersey

New jersey was found by lord Berkeley and sir George Carteret. Named after the British island jersey. Named after the British island jersey.Was found in 1664.Good farmland, timber, furs, and coal was a natural resource
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Maryland

Maryland was named after Henrietta Maria queen of Charles.It was found on June 30th 1632.It was found by Lord Baltimore. Sir George Calvert whose name was lord Baltimore was a roman catholic nobleman.He proposed to find a territory on both sides of the Chesapeake bay.
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Massachusetts

Massachusetts was found in 1630.It was found by john Winthrop and other puritans.It was named after an Algonquian tribe meaning at the great hill.The first map was made by john smith. The mayflower brought over a hundred men, women, and children.
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New Hampshire

New Hampshire was found in 1638. It was found by captain john mason and john wheelwright and other colonists.The state was named after the English county of Hampshire. Joined in rebellion and only twelve of the 13 states joined.The colony became a state on June 21 1788.
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New York

New York was called new Netherlands. New York was named after the duke of York and Albany. Dutch was the founder . It was found on September 13th 1609. Hudson sloped on October 14th and sailed to England.Several rude houses were erected on the island called by the natives Manhattan.
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North Carolina

North Carolina was found on November 21st.North Carolina was found by the Virginia colonists. Was named after king Charles 1 and king Charles 11. North Carolina was the first state to declare independence.The first powered flight by the wright brothers happened at kitty hawk nc.
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South Carolina

They were first a colony in the 1500’s.It was named after king Charles.100 people from England came to settle in south Carolina.North and south split up and separated colonies. South asked KG2 rule them and protect them.Made money capturing Indians and selling them as slaves.Rice and indigo grew better in the swampy land.The slaves helped them make money and food.
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Connecticut

Connecticut was found on January 9 1788.The state was found by Thomas hooker.Quinnectukqut was the Indian name.A trading post was established on the Connecticut river.It was established near Windsor
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Pennsylvania

William Penn was the founder.Pennsylvania was found on December 12 1787.William penn named him after his father.
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Rhode Island

Rhode island was found on May 29 1790.Roger Williams found the state.They named it roodt eylandt ‘red island’.Its named after a greek island called rhodes. The distance to north to south is 48 miles and east to west is 37 miles.
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Virginia

Virginia was found in 1607.John smith found Virginia.Virginia was named after Elizabeth virgin queen. Eight us presidents were born in Virginia
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Delaware

It was named after Delaware bay and received its name from Lord Del La War. Lord Del La War was its founder. The colony was found in 1703.They rebuilt fort Nassau almost five miles away
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Question

one positive between the native Americans and settlers were they traded their items.

one negative between them the settlers kicked them off their land.

I think that colonial life was okay they just fought some times and then they all traded different things. The European settlers came to america to gain health.

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