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    • By: Blake Braden
    •  1st State  2nd State  3rd State  4th State  5th State  6th State  7th State  8th State  9th State  10th State  11th State  12th State  13th State  Answer Sheet After Completion
    •  Hint?
    •  This state was named from the Dutch of York  This is where US Congress Met after the Revolution!
    •  Congratulations  New York Became a state July 26th, 1788  It manufactured Ship Building and Iron Works
    •  HINT?
    •  This state’s major cities are Hartford and New Haven.
    •  Connecticut is large in Agriculture (Wheat, Corn, and Fishing)  It was 5th to become a state in 1788.  It was nicknamed the Constitution State.
    •  Hint?
    •  This was the first to become a state December 7th 1787  This was the first state in which the 13 Star Flag was ever flown.
    •  Delaware's main industries are fishing and lumbering.
    •  Hint?
    •  This became a state April 28th 1788.  Part of this State Became Washington D.C.
    •  Maryland was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1633 but not until 1788 did it become a state.  Its major cities are Baltimore and Annapolis.  Maryland was known for its valiant army back in the 18th Century.
    •  Hint?
    •  This state is the farthest of the 13 colonies to the South.  It is also named after King George the II
    •  Georgia was the last colony to settle into a state but was only the 4th to ratify the constitution.  Georgia produces items such as rice and sugar.
    •  Hint?
    •  Became a State February 6th 1788  Was founded as a colony in 1628
    •  Massachusetts is known for its Codfish exports.  This state is part of the Northern Colonies or New England Colonies.  Boston, Quincy, and Plymouth are its major cities.
    •  Hint?
    •  Named from Hampshire County in England.  Became a state 6/21/1788
    •  New Hampshire was in the Northern Colonies  Most of its Agriculture was corn and Fishing.  Its major city was Concord.
    •  Hint?
    •  This State had over 100 battles or skirmishes before the Revolution ended.  The Land was given to Governor of the Isle of Jersey.
    •  New Jersey became a state December 18th 1787.  New Jersey was first settled by the Dutch  New Jersey had around 75,000 Inhabitants around 1760.  Almost the Entire population were farmers.
    •  Hint?
    •  It’s major City was Raleigh.  Founded in 1653 by Virginia Colonists
    •  North Carolina’s biggest agriculture was producing indigo, tobacco, and rice.  North Carolina was entirely frontier with the whole state being forest.  It was the furthest away from European Influence.
    •  Hint?
    •  It was founded in 1607 by John Smith  Home of 4 of the first 5 Presidents.  Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond are its major cities.
    •  Virginia was the site of the first permanent settlement (Jamestown)  Virginia became a state on June 25th 1788  It’s major agricultural products were Tobacco, Wheat, and Corn
    •  Hint?
    •  This State was once part of Carolana with North Carolina.  Considered a fortress since it kept British warships out during the Revolution.
    •  South Carolina became a state on May 23, 1788.  South Carolina was the 8th State to Ratify the Constitution.  The first permanent settlement in South Carolina was Charleston.
    •  Hint?
    •  This is the smallest state of all 13 Colonies.  It was named after the Isle of Rhodes in Aegean Sea
    •  Rhode Island even though titled Island is not Considered an Island.  First to Declare its Independence from England  Last to become a State  It is Dutch for Red Island
    •  Hint?
    •  This state was named for William Penn.  Means Penn’s Woods  Named the Keystone state because it is right in the middle arch of the 13 colonies.
    •  Pennsylvania was the second to officially become a state on December 12th 1787.  Penn is considered to be in the Middle Colonies.  It was also founded by William Penn in 1682
    •  Citation Sheet
    • M. (n.d.). Interactive Maps [Photograph found in Www.maps4.com, Interactive Flash Maps]. In Interactive Flash Maps. Retrieved January 27, 2010, from http://www.maps4.com/new_york_map.html Tewhey, D. (2001). 13 Original Colonies. Retrieved January 27, 2010, from http://www.scarborough.k12.me.us/wis/teachers/dtewhey/webquest/colonial/1 3_original_colonies.htm The 13 Colonies of America: Clickable Map (A., Trans.). (n.d.). Retrieved January 27, 2010, from http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13colonies1.htm T. (Ed.). (n.d.). The Thirteen Colonies Fun Facts. Retrieved January 27, 2010, from http://www.funtrivia.com/en/subtopics/The-Thirteen-Colonies- 258239.html