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