The first 13 Colonies . The New England Colonies. Massachusetts (Maine). New Hampshire. Massachusetts. Connecticut. Rhode Island. Reasons for coming to the USA. Some people didn’t like the Church of England. They wanted the Church to be more pure. These people were called Puritans.
this region, especially the Puritans who
are very strict. People come from England
for religious freedom. The Pilgrims
think the English Church kept too many
Catholic ways. There is a large variety
of beliefs in the New England colonies.
Typically each settlement is for a specific
belief, although any religion is allowed
lakes and rivers provided many varieties
of seafood. Whales were also abundant in this region.
There was a large variety of seafood,
including fish, lobster and whales. The
seafood was obtained by the many bodies
of water in New England. There was
also wild deer and hogs for food. There
were many forests. There are maple trees
in the forests which provide wood and
sap for syrup. There was also granite.