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Foundation Purpose

A StudyStack for the purposes of the foundations of each of the 13 colonies.

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What was the purpose of the foundation of Massachusetts Plymouth? What was the purpose of the foundation of Massachusetts Bay? Religious freedom for separatists pilgrims. Religious freedom for puritans.
What was the purpose of the foundation of New Hampshire? Profit from farming.
What was the purpose of the foundation of Rhode Island? Religious freedom for ANYONE (Even the Jewish).
What was the purpose of the foundation of Connecticut? Profit from fur trade, farming, and religious and political freedom. The founder of this colony created it because he had a religious disagreement with Massachusetts.
What was the purpose of the foundation of New York? To expand trade ($).
What was the purpose of the foundation of Delaware? To expand trade ($).
What was the purpose of the foundation of New Jersey? To gain profit from selling land; farming ($).
What was the purpose of the foundation of Pennsylvania? To gain profit from selling land and religious freedom for the Quakers- People who experience religion directly with no need for church services or leaders of worship.
What was the purpose of the foundation of Virginia? It was founded by the London Company to find gold in 1607.
What was the purpose of the foundation of Maryland? Religious freedom (i.e. a refuge for Catholics).
What was the purpose of the foundation of North Carolina? To gain profit from trade and selling land.
What was the purpose of the foundation of South Carolina? To gain profit from trade and selling land.
What was the purpose of the foundation of Georgia? Religious freedom, protection from Spanish Florida for South Carolina and protection from French Louisiana, a safe home for debtors, and debts settlements.
Created by: 16jpost