The Middle Colonies

Delaware , New York, New Jersey , Pennsylvania

Delaware

  • Founded in 1638 by Peter Minuit
  • Thrived and produced lots of wheat, barely and rye .They also sent out beef,pork and butter to the other colonies.
  • They had Proprietary Government
  • The only Indian tribe located in Delaware is the Lenate Tribe
  • They have no religion

New York

  • Peter Minuit was also the founder of New York in 1664.
  • They exported Agricultural products and natural resources but also manufactured iron ore products like plows and tools. Also they would trade things for fur from the Indians and profited off of it.
  • They had a Proprietary Government.
  • Contained the Indian tribes Algonkian and Iroquois.
  • They didn't have a religion.
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New Jersey

  • It was found by Lord Berkeley and Sir George in 1664.
  • They did a lot of mixed farming and exported agricultural products and natural resources like cattle , grain and wheat.
  • They were a Proprietary Government.
  • Home of the Abenaki Indian tribe.
  • They didn't have a religion.

Pennsylvania

  • William Penn found Pennsylvania in 1682 and was found for the religious freedom of the Quakers.
  • They exported agricultural products and natural resources.
  • They were a Proprietary Government.
  • Some of the tribes were the Tuscarora , Saponi , and Iroquois.
  • They didn't have a religion.