The 13 Original Colonies

Dylan Brown, Tommy Upshaw, Hannah Peters, Liam Guerin

Southern Colonies


Virginia's founder is John Smith and was founded in 1607. Virginia was founded to find gold and riches.

Maryland's founder is George Calvert and was founded in 1634. Maryland was founded for religious freedom.

North Carolina's founder was a group of Proprietors and was founded in 1653. North Carolina was founded for farming and trade.

South Carolina's Founder is a group of Proprietors and was founded in 1670. South Carolina was also founded for farming and trade.

Georgia's founder is James Oglethorpe and was founded in 1773. Georgia was founded for relief for poor english and as a buffer between spanish Florida and the Carolina's.

Middle Colonies

New York's founder is Peters Minuit and was founded in 1626. New York was founded for trade and furs.

Delaware's founder is Peters Minuit and was founded in 1638. Delaware was founded for trade and agricultural purposes.

New Jersey's founder is Lord Berkeley and was founded in 1660. New Jersey was founded for farming and trade.

Pennsylvania's founder is William Penn and was founded in 1682. Pennsylvania was founded for religious freedom.

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New England Colonies

Massachusetts' founder is John Winthrop and was founded in 1630. Massachusetts was founded for religious freedom.

Rhode Island's founder is Roger Williams and was founded in 1636.

Connecticut's founder is Tomas Hooker and was founded in 1636.

New Hampshire's founder is John Mason and was founded in 1630.

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