Middle Colonies

Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York

Delaware

Founder: Peter Minuit 1638

Established Religion: None

Economy: Trade Small Fishing

Government: Propriety

Pennsylvania

Founder: William Penn 1681

Established Religion: Quaker

Economy: Agriculture

Government: Propriety

New Jersey

Founder: Lord Berkely and Sir George Carteret

Established Religion: Lutheran

Economy: Agriculture

Government: Royal

New York

Founder: The Duke of York, 1664

Established Religion: Dutch Reformed

Economy: Agriculture, Iron

Government: Royal