England’s colonies become part of what was called at the time the British
America, When the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of Scotland merged
into the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The new Kingdom of Great Britain was created by the Acts of Union of 1707.
This created a single kingdom encompassing the whole of the island of Great
Britain and its outlying Islands excluding Ireland. It was the sovereign state in
northwest Europe from 1707 to 1801 when it became the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland in 1801 by the Act of Union (1800).
Between the time of 1607 and 1733, 13 successful colonies
had formed in North America under the rule of what
The 13 Colonies of
became the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707. These 13
colonies were: Province of New Hampshire, Province of
Massachusetts, Colony of Rhode Island, and the Map of the 13
Connecticut Colony were known as the “New England Colonies
Colonies.” The Province of New York, Province of New
Jersey, Province of Pennsylvania, and the Delaware Colony
were known as the “Middle Colonies.” The Province of
Maryland, the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, Province
of North Carolina, Province of South Carolina, and the
Province of Georgia were known as the “Southern
These colonies would rebel against Great Britain 1775.
Known as the American Revolution.