The 13 Colonies Chart
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Who was the founder of Virginia in 1607?
John Smith and London Company
What was the reason for finding Virginia?
Economic Opportunity and Profit
What type of government does Virginia have from beginning to end?
Who founded Masscachusetts?
The Pilgrims-William Bradford
The Puritans-John Winthrop
What was the reason for the founding of Massachusetts?
Religious freedom (MAIN reason)
Who was the founder of Connecticut in 1636?
What was the reason for the founding of Connecticut?
Split with Puritans of Massachusetts
Need for more farmland
What was the government type of Massachusetts?
Goverment type of Connecticut?
Government type for Rhode Island?
Who founded Rhode Island in 1636?
What was the reason for the founding of Rhode Island?
Disagreement with Puritan law
Government based on religious toleration
Who was the founder of New Hampshire in 1622?
What was the reason for the founding of New Hampshire?
Fishing outpost initially
Off shoot of Massachusetts
Government type of New Hampshire?
Who was the founder of Pennyslvania in 1682?
William Penn (Quakers)
What else was Pennsylvania called?
Penn's Holy Experiment
What type of government does Pennsylvania have?
What was the reason for the founding of Pennsylvania?
Quakers believe all people were equal
Pacificts who refused to fight in war
Who was the founder of New Jersey in 1664?
Reason for the founding of New Jersey?
Land grant from Charles II
Split into East aand West
Land Sold for Profit
Government type of New Jersey?
Who were the founders of Delaware in 1638?
Swedish Settlers (Christiana)
William Penn (lower counties)
Reason for the founding of Delaware?
Later Split from Pennnsylvania
Goverment type of Delaware?
Reason for the founding of Maryland?
Haven for Catholic
Land for tobacco farming
What kind of government was Maryland?
Who founded Maryland in 1632?
Sir Cecilius Calvert (Lord Baltimore)
Who founded New York in 1624?
Duke of York
What was the reason for founding New York?
Gift from Charles II
Took it from the Dutch
Government type of New York?
Who founded the Carolinas (North and South) in 1663?
What was the reason for finding the Carolinas?
Land for tobacco, rice, and indigo plantations
Government type of the Carolinas?
Who was the founder of Georgia in 1732?
Goverment type of Georgia?
Reason for the founding of Georgia?
Haven for people freed from debtor's prison
Buffer against Spanish Florida
What was Georgia originally founded as?
A social experiment
What was the 1st constitution to later influence the basis for later state consitituions?
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
The 13 Colonies Chart
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