Thirteen Colonies

Haiven,Sky,Emely

New England Colony

Massachusetts,Rhode Island,Connecticut,New Hampshire


Massachusetts Colony Facts

Founded:1630

Government:Charter

Religion:Puritan

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

Famous People:John Winthrop

Rhode Island colony

Founded:1636

Government:Charter

Religion:Reigious Freedom

Major towns:Providence,Portsmouth, and Newport

Famous People:Anne Hutchinson,Roger williams

Connecticut Colony

Founded:1636

Government:Charter

Religion:Puritan

Major towns:Hartford,New Haven,wethersfield, and Windsor

Famous People:Thomas Hooker



New Hampshire Colony

Founded:1638

Government:Royal

Religion:Puritan

Major towns:Dover and Exeter

Famous People:John Mason


Climate

Coldest of the three regions, mild and short summers leading to long, cold winters but less disease than in the warmer colonies


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


Trade/Exports

Fish, whale products, ships, timber products, furs, maple syrup, copper, livestock products, horses, rum, whiskey and beer - refer to Colonial Times