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Middle colonies (04)

  1. 1. Middle Colonies New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware Mr. Reeser 
  2. 2. The Dutch <ul><li>Settled New York Area first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Amsterdam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taken over by the British </li></ul><ul><li>Renamed “New York” after the Duke of York </li></ul><ul><ul><li>King’s Brother </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. New Jersey <ul><li>Duke of York gives part of New York to friends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Jersey </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Quakers <ul><li>Protestants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Society of Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nickname </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beliefs angered Church of England leaders </li></ul>
  5. 6. To America <ul><li>Wealthy Convert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>William Penn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Granted a charter by the King </li></ul><ul><li>Named Pennsylvania after his father </li></ul>
  6. 8. Pennsylvania <ul><li>Made treaties with natives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peaceful relations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advertisements of colony </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prospered </li></ul><ul><li>Capital - Philadelphia </li></ul>
  7. 9. Swedes in America <ul><li>Settled New Sweden </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delaware </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taken over by Dutch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Then goes to British with NY </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Delaware <ul><li>Part of Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchased by Penn in 1682 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Originally settled by Swedes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gave Pennsylvania access to the sea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Separated in 1701 </li></ul>

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