The New England Colonies
New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
The Beginning of the Colonies
Connecticut - Founded by Thomas Hooker in 1636, founded by a group of puritans.
Massachusetts - Founded by John Winthrop in 1630 for puritans.
New Hampshire - Founded by John Mason in 1623 (1679) to establish a fishing colony.
Economics and Government
King Philip's War - a period of time where natives attacked New England colonies.
What was it like living in New England?
Most of the settlers were puritan Christians
Th populations in New England were high, there were more cities and less rural areas.
New England Colonies were some of the first to protest the British oppressive government.