Thirteen Colonies

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New England Colonnies

Massachusetts Colony

Rhode Island Colony

New Hampshire Colony

Connecticut Colony



New Hampshire Colony

Founded:1638





Region:New England

Government:Royal

Religion:Puritan

Major Cities:Dover and Exeter

Famous People:John Mason



Massachusetts Colony

Founded:1630

Region:New England

Government:Charter

Religion:Puritan

Major Cities:Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington and Concord

Famous People:John Winthrop



Rhode Island Colony

Founded:1636

Region:New England

Government:Religious Freedom

Religion:Puritan

Major Cities:Providence, Portsmouth and Newport

Famous People:Roger Williams

Anne Hutchinson


Connecticut Colony

Founded:1636

Region:New England

Government:Charter

Religion: Puritan

Major Cities:Hartford, New Haven,

Wethersfield and Windsor

Famous People:Thomas Hooker


Climate

  • Fact 4 - Climate: Coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies


Economy

  • Fact 5 - Trade / Exports: Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, maple syrup, copper, livestock products, horses, rum, whiskey and beer - refer to Colonial Times


Geography

  • Fact 1 - 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