The New England Colonies. Olivia Troiano James Warnock Jessica Berger Nathan Pauselli Chase Massionaive. Colonies. Massachusetts Connecticut New Hampshire Rhode Island. Founded By?. Massachusetts: John Winthrop, 1620 Connecticut: Thomas Hooker, 1636 New Hampshire: John Mason, 1625
Since there wasn’t suitable soil for farming the New England Colonies used their other resources like forests and water. They used mills for grain and lumber. They also used their connection to the coast for promoting trade.
The main reason people came to the colonies was for religious freedom. -where settlers were able to practice their religion without being disturbed by officials
The Puritans started to bring over their religion to the New World.
They had strong beliefs for God and the Puritan leaders and churches greatly influenced society at the time.