The Cool New England colonies

Aka Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Massachusetts

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.)