The 13 Original Colonies


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  • 3rd Colony. Named after the county of Hampshire in England. Major cities: Concord. Became a state on June 21, 1788. Agriculture: potatoes and fishing. Manufacturing: textiles and shipbuilding.
  • 2nd Colony. Named after the Massachusetts tribe word for “large hill place.” Major cities include: Boston, Quincy, Plymouth, Salem, Lexington, and Concord. Became a state on February 6, 1788. Agriculture: fishing, livestock, and corn. Manufacturing: ship building and lumbering.
  • 6th Colony. Named for the Dutch word meaning “red island”. Major cities: Providence. Became a state on May 29, 1790. Agriculture: livestock, dairy, and fishing. Manufacturing: lumbering.
  • 5th Colony. Named from the Algonquin word, quinnehktukqut, “beside the long tidal river.” Major cities: Hartford and New Haven. Became a state on February 6, 1788. Agriculture: wheat, corn, and fishing.
  • 11th Colony. Named after the Duke of York . Major cities: New York City and Albany. Became a state on July 26, 1788. Agriculture: cattle, grain, rice, indigo, and wheat. Manufacturing: shipbuilding and iron works.
  • 10th Colony. Named after the Isle of Jersey in England. Major cities: Trenton and Princeton. Became a state on December 18, 1787. Manufacturing: ironworking and lumbering.
  • 12th Colony. Named after William Penn’s father and sylvania, Latin for “forest.” Major cities: Philadelphia, Lancaster, and York. Became a state on December 12, 1787. Agriculture: wheat, corn, cattle, and dairy. Manufacturing: textiles, papermaking, and shipbuilding.
  • 7th Colony. Named after the Delaware tribe and for an early governor of colonial Virginia, Lord de la Warr.. Major cities: Wilmington. Became a state on December 17, 1787. Agriculture: fishing. Manufacturing: lumbering.
  • 4th Colony. Named after Queen Henrietta Maria of England. Major cities: Baltimore and Annapolis. Became a state on April 28, 1788. Agriculture: corn, wheat, rice, indigo. Manufacturing: shipbuilding and iron works.
  • 1st Colony. Named after Enlgand’s “Virgin Queen,” Elizabeth I. Major cities: Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Richmond. Became a state on June 25, 1788. Agriculture: tobacco, wheat, and corn (plantations.)
  • 8th Colony. Named from Carolus, the Latin word for “Charles,” Charles I of England. Major cities: Raleigh. Became a state on November 21, 1789 . Agriculture: indigo, rice, tobacco (plantations).
  • 9th Colony. Named after Carolus, the Latin word for “Charles,” Charles I of England. Major cities: Charleston. Became a state on May 23, 1788. Agriculture: indigo, rice, tobacco, cotton, and cattle (plantations).
  • 13th Colony. Named after England’s King George II. Major cities: Savannah. Became a state on January 2, 1788. Agriculture: indigo, rice, and sugar.
  • The 13 Original Colonies

    1. 1. The Original Thirteen Colonies Josh Macha
    2. 2. New England Colonies <ul><li>Province of New Hampshire </li></ul><ul><li>Province of Massachusetts Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations </li></ul><ul><li>Connecticut Colony </li></ul>
    3. 3. Province of New Hampshire <ul><li>Founded in 1623. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by John Wheelwright. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became new Hampshire. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Province of Massachusetts Bay <ul><li>Founded in 1620. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by the Puritans. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Massachusetts and Maine. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations <ul><li>Founded in 1623. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Roger Williams. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Rhode Island. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Connecticut Colony <ul><li>Founded in 1635. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Thomas Hooker. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Connecticut. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Middle Colonies <ul><li>Province of New York </li></ul><ul><li>Province of New Jersey </li></ul><ul><li>Province of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>Delaware Colony </li></ul>
    8. 8. Province of New York <ul><li>Founded in 1664. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by the Duke of York. </li></ul><ul><li>Later Became New York and Vermont. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Province of New Jersey <ul><li>Founded in 1664. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Lord Berkely and Sir George Carteret. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became New Jersey. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Province of Pennsylvania <ul><li>Founded in 1682. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by William Penn. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Pennsylvania. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Delaware Colony <ul><li>Founded in 1638. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Peter Minuit and the New Sweden Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Delaware. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Southern Colonies <ul><li>Province of Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>Colony and Dominion of Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Province of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Province of South Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Province of Georgia </li></ul>
    13. 13. Province of Maryland <ul><li>Founded in 1634. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Lord Baltimore. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Maryland. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Colony and Dominion of Virginia <ul><li>Founded in 1607. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by the London Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Province of North Carolina <ul><li>Founded in 1653. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by the Virginians. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became North Carolina and Tennessee. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Province of South Carolina <ul><li>Founded in 1663. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by Eight Nobles with a Royal Charter from Charles II. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became South Carolina. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Province of Georgia <ul><li>Founded in 1732. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by James Edward Oglethorpe. </li></ul><ul><li>Later became Georgia. </li></ul>
    18. 18. The End
    19. 19. References
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