Presentation on theme: "Thirteen Original Colonies"— Presentation transcript:
1 Thirteen Original Colonies By Nick Fleming Andrew Hardin and Alex Fultz
2 New England Colonies Rhode Island- founded in 1636 by Roger Williams New Hampshire- founded in 1638 by John WheelwrightMassachusetts- founded in 1630 by John WinthropConnecticut- founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker
3 New England Cont. Rhode Island was named after the Island of Rhodes New Hampshire was named after Hampshire in EnglandMassachusetts was named after an Indian name that means great hillConnecticut was named after an Indian name which means long river
4 New England GeographyForestSmall MountainsPlains
5 New England Natural Resources FishShipsWhalesFursRum
6 Important People in New England Thomas HookerRoger WilliamsAnne Hutchinson
7 Southern Colonies Georgia- Founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe South Carolina- Founded in 1663 by Eight NoblesNorth Carolina- Founded in 1653 by VirginiansVirginia- Founded in 1607 by the London CompanyMaryland- Founded in 1634 by Cecil Calvert
8 Southern Cont. Georgia was named after King George the second South Carolina was named after King Charles the firstNorth Carolina was named after King Charles the firstVirginia was named after Virginia CompanyMaryland was named after Queen Henrietta Maria
9 GeorgiaGeorgia was founded because a bunch of people were in prison and they needed to find more land for those people.The people from England wanted more land for the people in prison.
10 North and South Carolina North and South Carolina were founded so they could grow rice and indigo.The people of England wanted to use the Carolina’s for businessesNorth and South Carolina were just Carolina until they had an argument and split into two
11 MarylandMaryland was founded so that a group of English Catholics could their practice their religion.The English wanted a place to practice their religion since they were not allowed in England.
12 VirginiaFounded so they could practice the religion and for political reasons.People from England wanted a place for religious and political reasons
13 Geographical Characteristics The southern colonies stretched along the Atlantic Coast from Maryland to Georgia.Natural Resources were water and fertile soil.The southern colonies were mainly founded so they could trade.
14 Middle Colonies New Jersey-Founded in 1664 by the English colonists Delaware-Founded in 1638 by Peter Minvit and New Sweden CompanyNew York- Founded in 1664 by the Duke of YorkPennsylvania- Founded in 1682 by William Penn and others
15 Middle Colonies Cont. New York named after Duke of York. Pennsylvania named after Sweden but later changed to Pennsylvania.New jersey named after isle of Jersey in England.Delaware named after the Delaware tribe.
16 New York Founded for fur trade People from England wanted land to trade furs.