The 13 Colonies - Zorin Stubbs-Guerra. New England Colonies. Massachusetts : Founded in 1630 by William Bradford and John Winthrop to escape religious persecution in England. Connecticut: Founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker for farming, trade, and political freedom.
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Massachusetts: Founded in 1630 by William Bradford and John Winthrop to escape religious persecution in England.
Connecticut: Founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker for farming, trade, and political freedom.
Rhode lsland: Founded in 1636 by Roger Williams to establish colony for people of all religions.
New Hampshire: Founded in 1679 by John Wheelwright for trade and fishing.
Resources for these colonies: rich forests, harbors, boatyards, fishing, shipbuilding, lumbering, and furs for trading
New York: Founded in 1664 by The Duke of York as a colony over by captured dutchterritory.
New Jersey: Founded in 1664 by Lord Berkeley and George Carteret as a colony over by captured dutchterritory.
Pennsylvania: Founded in 1682 by William Penn to establish quaker colony in North America.
Delaware: Founded in 1704 by William Penn for trade and farming.
Resources for these colonies: natural harbors, grain, and farm animals
Virginia: Founded in 1607 by John Smith to establish an English colony in North America in search of gold.
Maryland: Founded in 1634 by Lord Baltimore to establish refuge to Catholics in North America.
North Carolina: Founded in 1729 by William Berkeley for farming.
South Carolina: Founded in 1729 by Anthony Ashley-Cooper for farming.
Georgia: Founded in 1733 by James Oglethorpe as a refuge for debtors, colony between Carolinas and Florida.
Resources for these colonies: farming land, tobacco, rice, and indigo.