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XVIII Pennsylvania

  • A 1681
  • ​B Quakers
  • C William Penn
  • D Limit the power of the government with Colonial Legislature
  • ​E Religious Freedom (God)

XVII New Jersey


  • A 1664 split from New York
  • B Trade (Gold)

XVI New York


  • A Established as New Amsterdam by the Netherlands for trade
  • ​B Taken over by the English, Duke of York, in 1664
  • ​C Trade = Economic (Gold)

XV Middle Colonies


  • A The four colonies located between the Southern and New England colonies
  • B Mix of the other two sections

XII New Hampshire


  • A 1623
  • ​B Puritans Religious Freedom (God)
  • ​C Economics fishing and farming (Gold)

XI Massachusetts


  • A 1620
  • B Pilgrims
  • C later Puritans
  • D Religious freedom (God)
  • ​E Anne Hutchinson Women's rights leader in MA who challenged the authority of men

VIII Southern Economics


  • A Perfect for farming: fertile soil, long growing season, plenty of rain
  • B Economy based on plantation farms growing cash crops
  • C Major crops: tobacco, rice, indigo
  • D Slaves: lots of them working plantations
  • E Slavery led to the development of an AGRARIAN economy based on plantation farming

VII Georgia


  • A 1732
  • B James Oglethorpe
  • C Economic - Farming (Gold)
  • D Refuge for Debtors
  • ​E Buffer to Spanish FL

VI North and South Carolina


  • A 1663, 1712 (NC Splits off)
  • B Economic - Farming (Gold)
  • ​C Eliza Luca Pinckney SC Creates economic success with Indigo

V Maryland


  • A 1632
  • B Lord Baltimore
  • ​C Religious Freedom for Roman Catholics (God)

IV Virginia


  • A 1607 (Jamestown)
  • B Virginia Company
  • C Economic - Tobacco​ (Gold)

III The Southern Colonies


  • A 5 southern most colonies
  • ​B Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
  • C Settled mainly for economic reasons (Gold)

II Reasons for Settling


  • ​A Gold - Economic: to make money
  • B God - Religious: religious freedom

I The 13 English Colonies


  • A ​Over 125 years England develops 13 colonies along the Atlantic Coast of North America
  • ​B The 13 colonies are divided into 3 sections;

          New England 

          Middle

          Southern Colonies

The 13 Colonies


To Know Who You Are and who you want to be

XXI Impact of Geography


  • A Geography was the primary cause of economic differences among the colonies
  • B Most early settlements were developed along the Atlantic ocean ports and rivers for easier trade and travel
  • C The Appalachian Mountains acted as a natural western boundary for the colonies 

IX Slavery


  • A Slaves were the lowest social group in the colonies
  • B Slaves and free blacks had no political rights they could not vote, run for office, or even join the army
  • ​C Slavery in the new world began in the West Indies when labor was needed on sugar plantations

XX Middle Colonies Economics

  • ​A Trade main money maker
  • B Central Location good for trade

XIX Delaware


  • A 1704 split off Pennsylvania
  • B Religious Freedom (God)


  • B only ​Subsistence Farming
  • C ​Lumber, fishing, and ship building

XIV New England Economics

  • A Farming bad: rocky soil long winters

XIII Rhode Island

  • A 1636
  • B Roger Williams
  • ​C End interference of the state in church affairs
  • D Religious freedom (God)
  • ​E Cooperate with Natives

X New England Colonies


  • A The four northern most colonies
  • B Founded mainly for religious reasons (God)
  • C Settled mostly by Puritans
  • ​D Great Awakening led to growth in church membership

Naval Stores?

What the heck are those?  Places to buy bouys and anchors?


​Naval Stores are all products made from pine sap.  These pine sap products are used to make soap, paint, polish, lubricants, and turpentine.


​Naval Stores got their name because they originally were only pine sap resin products used to manufacture wooden ships in colonial times.