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13 Colonies

This set correlates with Standard 4-2.2 in South Carolina.

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Plymouth (Massachusetts) This New England colony was founded in 1620 by Pilgrims that were led by William Bradford.
Massachusetts Bay This New England colony was founded in 1630 by Puritans that were led by John Winthrop.
New Hampshire This New England colony was founded in 1623 by colonists who left Massachusetts for political and religious reasons.
Connecticut This New England colony was founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker. It was founded from a group that left from Massachusetts and wanted less government.
Rhode Island This New England colony was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams, who left Massachusetts for religious reasons.
New York This middle colony was founded in 1626 by the Dutch. It was inhabited by the English in 1664.
New Jersey This middle colony was founded in 1664 by the Dutch and Swedish. Lord John Berkeley and Sir George Carteret were given the land in 1664 by the English Duke of York.
Pennsylvania This middle colony was founded in 1681 by William Penn. It was determined to be a safe place for Quakers.
Deleware This middle colony was founded in 1682 by William Penn.
Virginia This southern colony was founded in 1607 by settlers led by John Smith from the Virginia Company of London.
Maryland This southern colony was founded in 1634 by Lord Baltimore as a safe place for Catholics.
North Carolina This southern colony was founded in 1654 by settlers from Virginia.
South Carolina This southern colony was founded in 1663 by the English and other Europeans.
Georgia This southern colony was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe, who brought English debtors to protect Georgia from the Spanish.
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