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  1. 13 Colonies Comparison Chart

  2. New England Colonies

  3. New England Colonies Massachusetts Landing at Plymouth Rock • Massachusetts • Founded: 1620 • By the Pilgrims • Why? • Escape harsh treatment from the English (Religious Freedom)

  4. New England Colonies Rhode Island Roger Williams • Rhode Island • Founded 1636 • By Roger Williams • Why? • Opposed the “New England Way” & guaranteed religious freedom and separation of church and state.

  5. New England Colonies Connecticut Thomas Hooker • Skipped New Hampshire • Connecticut • Founded in 1636 • By Thomas Hooker • Why? • Puritans expanded settlement into a new colony.

  6. Middle Colonies

  7. Middle Colonies Penn’s Woods William Penn • Pennsylvania • Founded in 1681 • By William Penn • Why? • Area where Quakers could live according to their beliefs.

  8. Middle Colonies Fort Christina State Park • Delaware • Founded in 1638 • By the Swedes and Finns (Fort Christina) later given to W. Penn • Penn also granted land to Delaware • Why? • Religious Freedom and a better life.

  9. Middle Colonies New York (New Netherlands) Fort Orange • New York • Founded in 1624 • By the Dutch (Dutch West Indies Company) • Why? • Make $$$$$$$$$$$$$

  10. Middle Colonies New Jersey Duke of York, George Carteret, & John Berkeley • New Jersey • Founded in 1664 • By the Duke of York, George Carteret, & John Berkeley • Why? • Land given by the Duke; provided religious freedom, land grants & representative assembly.

  11. Southern Colonies

  12. Southern Colonies Virginia Jamestown • Virginia • Founded in 1607 • By the Virginia Company of London (English) • Why? • Make $$$$$$$$$ for the Virginia Company

  13. Southern Colonies • The Carolinas • Founded in 1663 • By Proprietors ( Private Land Owners) • Why? • Religious Freedom, ability to make money off of the land.

  14. Southern Colonies Georgia James Oglethorpe • Georgia • Founded in 1732 • By James Oglethorpe • Why? • A refuge for debtors (One that owes something to another)

  15. Southern Colonies Maryland Lord Baltimore • Maryland • Founded in 1632 • By Lord Baltimore • Why? • A religious haven for Roman Catholics fleeing England.