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The 13 Colonies Who & why they were settled. New England Massachusetts Settled for Religious Freedom by the Pilgrims. Founders: John Winthrop, William.

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1 The 13 Colonies Who & why they were settled

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4 New England Massachusetts Settled for Religious Freedom by the Pilgrims. Founders: John Winthrop, William Bradford & John Carver Type of Colony: Charter

5 New England Connecticut Settled for Religious Freedom by those who split from Massachusetts and for the Fur Trade Founders: Thomas Hooker Type of Colony: Charter

6 New England Rhode Island Settled for Religious Freedom. Started the Baptist denomination when he was run out of Massachusetts Founders: Roger Williams Type of Colony: Charter

7 New England New Hampshire Settled for Deep Sea fishing and for the Fur Trade Founders: John Mason Type of Colony: Proprietary

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9 Middle Colonies New York Settled by the Dutch (New Amsterdam). Duke of York conquered it for his brother the king Founders: Duke of York Type of Colony: Royal

10 Middle Colonies New Jersey The land (Colony) was given to John Berkeley by the Duke of York because he owed John Berkeley money Founders: John Berkeley Type of Colony: Royal

11 Middle Colonies Delaware Settled for Deep Sea fishing. Settled by the Swedish. Duke of York conquered it for his brother the king Founders: Swedish settlers. Duke of York Type of Colony: Royal

12 Middle Colonies Pennsylvania Settled for Religious Freedom for everyone. Mainly for the Quakers (Friends) Founders: William Penn Type of Colony: Charter

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14 Southern Colonies Virginia Settled for money. Thought they would find gold like Spanish. Ended up growing tobacco. Founders: John Smith Type of Colony: Proprietary

15 Southern Colonies North & South Carolina Settled for growing tobacco. Split due to business conflict. Founders: Group of 8 English Lords Type of Colony: Proprietary

16 Southern Colonies Maryland Settled for Religious Freedom for Catholics Founders: Lord Baltimore Type of Colony: Charter

17 Southern Colonies Georgia Settled for getting people out of Debtor Prison. They would work off their debts Founders: James Oglethorpe Type of Colony: Proprietary

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