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Thirteen Colonies

Thirteen Colony information

Who founded Jamestown? The Virginia Company
When was Jamestown founded? 1607
Who founded Maryland? George Calvert
Mayflower Compact The first written framework of government established in what is now the United States. Signed by 41 English Colonists on November 11, 1620.
Puritans A group of English Protestants in the late 16th and 17th centuries who believed the reformation of the Church of England under Elizabeth I was incomplete. They simplified forms of worship.
King Philip's War Also known as the Metacom's War. An armed conflict between Native Americans and English colonists from June 1675 to August 1676.
Pilgrims English colonists who settled at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 after fleeing England to find religious and political tolerance in Holland.
Great Migration Lasted from 1620 to 1640. A movement of English settlers, primarily families of Puritans, to Massachusetts and the West Indies.
What was the first colony? Roanoke
What was the first colony to survive? Jamestown
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