New Jersey

New Jersey: The colony full of WHEAT!

Location

New Jersey is located on the Southeast. It is South by the Atlantic Ocean. It's also on the West by Pennsylvania and Southwest by Delaware.

Economic Opportunities

New Jersey has great farmland, timber, furs, coal. Iron ore was also a particularly important natural resource.

Religion

New Jersey is not dominated by a specific religion. This gives way to religious freedom for Quakers, Catholics, Lutherans, Jews and others.

History

New Jersey was founded in 1664 by Sir George Carteret and Lord Berkeley. Its original name was Province of New Jersey, not it is only New Jersey.

It was founded for funding trade and profit.

in 1702 East and West Jersey combined into one colony.

Government

By 1775 New Jersey was governed as a Royal Colony.
The New Jersey Colony