The Cool New England colonies

Aka Massachusetts and New Hampshire


Founded in 1620

The economic base: fishing, corn, livestock, lumber, and ship building

Interesting fact: original name of the colony was province of Massachusetts bay.

New Hampshire

Founded in 1623

Economic base: revolved around saw mills, shipyards, merchants. Lumber, fish and turpentine were the main export.

Interesting fact: became a royal colony ( type of colonial administration of the English empire.)