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Introduction to the Thirteen Colonies<br />By: Justin Wangbichler<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushist...
British Colonization<br />Motivations<br />Religious reasons<br />Monetary gains<br />Methods<br />Middle Colonies religio...
Virginia<br />Founded: 1607 by John Smith and others, at Jamestown<br />Colony Named for: England's "Virgin Queen," Elizab...
New York<br />Founded: 1626 by Peter Minuit and others, on Manhattan Island<br />Colony Named for: Duke of York<br />Becam...
Massachusetts<br />Founded: 1630 by John Winthrop and others, at Massachusetts Bay<br />Colony Named for: Massachusetts tr...
Maryland<br />Founded: 1633 by Lord Baltimore and others, at Baltimore<br />Colony Named for: Queen Henrietta Maria of Eng...
Connecticut<br />Founded: 1636 by Thomas Hooker and others, at Hartford<br />Colony Named for: from an Algonquin word, qui...
Rhode Island<br />Founded: 1636 by Roger Williams and others, at Providence<br />Colony Named for: Dutch for "red island"<...
Delaware<br />Founded: 1638 by Peter Minuit and others<br />Colony Named for: named for the Delaware tribe and for an earl...
New Hampshire<br />Founded: 1638 by John Wheelwright and others<br />Colony Named for: county of Hampshire in England<br /...
North Carolina<br />Founded: 1653 by Virginia colonists<br />Colony Named for: from Carolus, the Latin word for "Charles,"...
South Carolina<br />Founded: 1663 by English colonists<br />Colony Named for: from Carolus, the Latin word for "Charles," ...
New Jersey<br />Founded: 1664 by English colonists<br />Colony Named for: Isle of Jersey in England<br />Became a State: D...
Pennsylvania<br />Founded: 1682 by William Penn and others, at Philadelphia<br />Colony Named for: William Penn's father a...
Georgia<br />Founded: 1732 by James Oglethorpe and others<br />Colony Named for: England's King George II<br />Became a St...
Conclusion<br />Oven the next 200+ years these thirteen colonies have grown to 50!<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.co...
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  1. 1. Introduction to the Thirteen Colonies<br />By: Justin Wangbichler<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  2. 2. British Colonization<br />Motivations<br />Religious reasons<br />Monetary gains<br />Methods<br />Middle Colonies religious <br />Southern Colonies Agricultural<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  3. 3. Virginia<br />Founded: 1607 by John Smith and others, at Jamestown<br />Colony Named for: England's "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I<br />Became a State: June 25, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  4. 4. New York<br />Founded: 1626 by Peter Minuit and others, on Manhattan Island<br />Colony Named for: Duke of York<br />Became a State: July 26, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  5. 5. Massachusetts<br />Founded: 1630 by John Winthrop and others, at Massachusetts Bay<br />Colony Named for: Massachusetts tribe (word means "large hill place") <br />Became a State: February 6, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  6. 6. Maryland<br />Founded: 1633 by Lord Baltimore and others, at Baltimore<br />Colony Named for: Queen Henrietta Maria of England<br />Became a State: April 28, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  7. 7. Connecticut<br />Founded: 1636 by Thomas Hooker and others, at Hartford<br />Colony Named for: from an Algonquin word, quinnehtukqut, "beside the long tidal river"<br />Became a State: February 6, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  8. 8. Rhode Island<br />Founded: 1636 by Roger Williams and others, at Providence<br />Colony Named for: Dutch for "red island"<br />Became a State: May 29, 1790<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  9. 9. Delaware<br />Founded: 1638 by Peter Minuit and others<br />Colony Named for: named for the Delaware tribe and for an early governor of colonial Virginia, Lord de la Warr<br />Became a State: December 7, 1787<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  10. 10. New Hampshire<br />Founded: 1638 by John Wheelwright and others<br />Colony Named for: county of Hampshire in England<br />Became a State: June 21, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  11. 11. North Carolina<br />Founded: 1653 by Virginia colonists<br />Colony Named for: from Carolus, the Latin word for "Charles," Charles I of England<br />Became a State: November 21, 1789<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  12. 12. South Carolina<br />Founded: 1663 by English colonists<br />Colony Named for: from Carolus, the Latin word for "Charles," Charles I of England<br />Became a State: May 23, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  13. 13. New Jersey<br />Founded: 1664 by English colonists<br />Colony Named for: Isle of Jersey in England<br />Became a State: December 18, 1787<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  14. 14. Pennsylvania<br />Founded: 1682 by William Penn and others, at Philadelphia<br />Colony Named for: William Penn's father and sylvania, Latin for "forest"<br />Became a State: December 12, 1787<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  15. 15. Georgia<br />Founded: 1732 by James Oglethorpe and others<br />Colony Named for: England's King George II<br />Became a State: January 2, 1788<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
  16. 16. Conclusion<br />Oven the next 200+ years these thirteen colonies have grown to 50!<br />http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm<br />
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