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2 The Thirteen Original Colonies Who? What? When? Where? And Why? Ms. Dalzell’s Fourth Grade Class

3 Objectives Learn about each individual state. Learn the year of when each state was established. Label each state on a map and the year it was established. Use the internet yourselves, to find your own interesting fact about the state.

4 Who? What? When? Where? Why? Thirteen Original Colonies were founded by England with influence by Spain, France, Sweden and Holland. Founded the colonies of: Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia.

5 Virginia Established in 1607 First settlement called Jamestown Founded during the rule of England’s king James I. 105 original settlers

6 Massachusetts Founded in Most famous colony is Plymouth Colony. Puritans who fled England for Religious Freedom. Settlers arrived on the Famous Mayflower.

7 New Hampshire Established in Captain John Mason established this colony Originally Established as a fishing colony.

8 Maryland Founded in A place for religious freedom for Roman Catholics. Established by Lord Baltimore. People here came for freedom from Prosecution.

9 Connecticut Established 1635 Massachusetts Colonists looking for financial and religious freedom. Pequot War of War between the settlers and the Pequot Native Americans.

10 Rhode Island 1636 Roger Williams- banished from Colonies because wanted Religious freedom and Separation of Church and State. Anne Hutchinson- Banned from Massachusetts colony for speaking out against the Colony. Fled to area soon to be known as Rhode Island.

11 Delaware Founded in 1638 Technically ruled by Pennsylvania until Established by Peter Minuit of the New Sweden Company. Mainly Dutch Settlers.

12 The Carolinas NorthSouth Founded in 1653 by some Virginia Settlers King Charles II asked to settle area below Virginia, this included what was settled in Same history as North Carolina. Established during the same charter set forth by King Charles II. One of the wealthiest colonies. More alike than we thought!!

13 New Jersey Did you Know? There was once an East and A West Jersey? Originally founded by Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret in Promised many benefits for incoming settlers. The crown overtook in 1702 and combined the two. One Whole New Jersey EastWest

14 New York Founded 1664 By James the Duke of York. Originally called New Netherlands…the name did not stick Officially Named New York after the Duke Himself

15 Pennsylvania Founded by William Penn in Established for Religious Freedom Goal was to create a colony that was to protect himself and other QuakersBy 1700 was the richest and third biggest colony of all the thirteen

16 Established in The final of the Thirteen Original Colonies. Georgia was Established by James Oglethorpe by order from King George II. Established as a barrier between the Florida and South Carolina to stop the Spanish of Florida from overtaking the Colonies. Georgia

17 Summary You should know some facts about each individual state and when it was established. You now have a foundation to go and find your own facts about the states. Here are some websites you may use for your in-class work: You now have an image of each state so that you can label it on a map.

18 Acknowledgement america/a/colonylist.html america/a/colonylist.html 13mapnew.htm 13mapnew.htm

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