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• Settlement began in 1607
• Founded by the London Company
• Became a Royal Colony in 1624
• Four of the first five Americ...
• Settled in Plymouth in 1620
• Settled in Massachusetts Bay in 1630
• These two settlements came together in 1691
and bec...
• Settled in 1623 by John Mason
• Became a Royal colony in 1679
• This colony was created to become a fishing
colony
• Settled in 1634
• Lord Baltimore was given a royal charter by
Charles I.
• Maryland was named in honor of the King’s
wif...
• Settled in 1635 by Thomas Hooker
• This colony began as three distinct
settlements, but were eventually combined
into a ...
• Settled in 1636 by Roger
Williams after he was
banished from
Massachusetts Bay for
expressing his own religious
beliefs....
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Settled in 1638 by Henry Hudson
Originally a Dutch colony
England took over in 1664
Delaware was the first colony...
• Settled in 1653 by
Virginians trying to
escape religious
persecution
• Initially a part of one
colony, known as
“Carolin...
• Settled in 1663
• Originally a part of
Carolina
• Became a colony
when Charles II
granted 8 nobles a
royal charter
• Ver...
• Settled in 1664
• Begins as Dutch Colony settled by Henry
Hudson
• Fort Orange- major trading company with
Indians
• Eng...
• Settled in 1664
• King James of England
granted two friends part of
New York to start a colony
• Bumpy start, but eventu...
• Settled in 1682
• Proprietary colony
given to Admiral
Penn by King
Charles II
• Admiral Penn
sends his
son, William Penn...
• Settled in 1732
• Set up as a bumper colony to protect valuable
South Carolina from Indians and SpanishFlorida
• Trustee...
The original 13 colonies
The original 13 colonies
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The original 13 colonies

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The original 13 colonies

  1. 1. • Settlement began in 1607 • Founded by the London Company • Became a Royal Colony in 1624 • Four of the first five American presidents came from Virginia: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. • Name after Queen Elizabeth of England, who was famous for never marrying. Therefore; she was known as “The Virgin Queen.”
  2. 2. • Settled in Plymouth in 1620 • Settled in Massachusetts Bay in 1630 • These two settlements came together in 1691 and became a Royal Colony. • Inhabitants of Massachusetts were radical Protestants, known as Puritans. • They are also known as the Pilgrims.
  3. 3. • Settled in 1623 by John Mason • Became a Royal colony in 1679 • This colony was created to become a fishing colony
  4. 4. • Settled in 1634 • Lord Baltimore was given a royal charter by Charles I. • Maryland was named in honor of the King’s wife.
  5. 5. • Settled in 1635 by Thomas Hooker • This colony began as three distinct settlements, but were eventually combined into a single royal charter in 1662. • 3 settlements: 1. Windsor 2. Wethersfield 3. Hartford
  6. 6. • Settled in 1636 by Roger Williams after he was banished from Massachusetts Bay for expressing his own religious beliefs. • Rhode Island was created as a safe haven for religious freedom.
  7. 7. • • • • Settled in 1638 by Henry Hudson Originally a Dutch colony England took over in 1664 Delaware was the first colony to become a state on December 7th, 1787.
  8. 8. • Settled in 1653 by Virginians trying to escape religious persecution • Initially a part of one colony, known as “Carolina” • Became a Royal Colony in 1729
  9. 9. • Settled in 1663 • Originally a part of Carolina • Became a colony when Charles II granted 8 nobles a royal charter • Very successful in rice farming • Only colony with majority slave population • Very valuable for colonial success • Charlestown, South Carolina-number one port in the South
  10. 10. • Settled in 1664 • Begins as Dutch Colony settled by Henry Hudson • Fort Orange- major trading company with Indians • English troops march to overtake the Dutch for New York, but the Dutch surrender their colony without a fight.
  11. 11. • Settled in 1664 • King James of England granted two friends part of New York to start a colony • Bumpy start, but eventually became a Royal Colony in 1729 • Known for farming and trading to larger cities
  12. 12. • Settled in 1682 • Proprietary colony given to Admiral Penn by King Charles II • Admiral Penn sends his son, William Penn to accept land
  13. 13. • Settled in 1732 • Set up as a bumper colony to protect valuable South Carolina from Indians and SpanishFlorida • Trusteeship- not religious or proprietary colony with strict rules: 1. Small land holdings 2. No slaves 3. No Roman Catholics

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