Colinies mini-PBL

what year was the Delaware colony founded and who founded it?

It was founded in 1638 by Peter Minuit

Reason Founded

When the King of England gave his brother James, New Netherland, James demanded to the King and received its surrender. He then renamed New Sweden to Delaware.

Peter Minuit and others

The Middle Colony

Economic Resources

Delaware mostly has fish but includes, timber, wheat, sheep, pigs, iron, furs, and cattle.


Delaware is very humid because it is right next to the ocean. It has hot summers and mild winters. The average temperature is around 76 degrees.


Delaware is full of beaches, bays, lakes, gulfs, plates and more things like that.