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  1. Middle Colonies

  2. Timeline: Foundation of the Middle Colonies New Netherland (New York) 1624 Pennsylvania (1681) 1600 1700 Delaware (1704) New Jersey (1664)

  3. New Netherland • Geography • Hudson River Valley • Long Island • Delaware River

  4. New York • Dutch Establishment • The Dutch established New Amsterdam (later New York) • Purchase of Manhattan Island • Hudson River flows into New York Harbor • Peter Minuit • Slow growth • employed the patroon systyem

  5. Dutch vs. English • control of colonial resources • profit from trade (Navigation Acts) • attack by English • control of the Duke of York (James II) • proprietary colony

  6. New Jersey • granted to Sir George Carteret and Lord John Berkeley • religious freedom • representative assembly

  7. New Jersey Divided Delaware Water Gap East Jersey West Jersey Egg Harbor

  8. Pennsylvania • William Penn – proprietor • Penn / sylvania = Penn’s Woods • greatest tolerance of colonies • Quaker beliefs • religious • Native relations • equality

  9. Delaware • New Sweden → New Netherland → New York → Pennsylvania • Pennsylvania’s lower counties

  10. Personal Presentations

  11. Economic Strength • Excellent farmlands • breadbasket of the colonies • Geographic location • central to the colonies • strong ports • Political viewpoints • tolerant • diversity