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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

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the new england colonies

The New England Colonies

Olivia Troiano

James Warnock

Jessica Berger

Nathan Pauselli

Chase Massionaive

colonies
Colonies

Massachusetts

Connecticut

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

founded by
Founded By?
  • Massachusetts: John Winthrop, 1620
  • Connecticut: Thomas Hooker, 1636
  • New Hampshire: John Mason, 1625
  • Rhode Island: Roger Williams, 1636
why were they founded
Why were they Founded?
  • Massachusetts: Religious freedom for Puritans
  • Connecticut: Religious and economic freedom.
  • New Hampshire: To escape from constriction with religious and economic rules
  • Rhode Island: Religious freedom
geography
Geography
  • The New England region was hot and challenging for farming
  • There were many forests in the region which helped lead to finding natural resources like lumber
  • Close to the coast
economic conditions
Economic Conditions

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.

religion role
Religion Role

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.

facts
Facts
  • The people in the colonies were close because they practiced the same religion
  • The colonies had long and harsh winters with a short growing season.
  • There weren’t many slaves like other colonies because of lack of farming.
  • The Puritans were starting to lose their power in the New England area in the 1700’s
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