Presentation on theme: "The Thirteen Colonies New England Middle Southern."— Presentation transcript:
The Thirteen Colonies New England Middle Southern
Both Puritans and Pilgrims wanted to freely practice their religion. Pilgrims Wanted to separate from the Anglican Church. Low social status. Puritans Wanted a more pure form of their religion. Higher social status than the Pilgrims.
New England Colonies ColonyFounderReason Founded Massachusetts Plymouth Massachusetts Bay William Bradford John Winthrop Religious Freedom ConnecticutThomas HookerReligious and Political freedom New HampshireSettlers from Massachusetts Economic Activities Rhode IslandRoger WilliamsReligious and Political Freedom
Middle Colonies ColonyFounderReason for Settlement New YorkDutch ColonistsReligious Freedom Economic Opportunities New JerseyJohn Berkeley George Carteret Religious freedom Economic Opportunities PennsylvaniaWilliam PennReligious and Political freedom for Quakers DelawareSwedish SettlersEconomic Opportunities
Southern Colonies ColonyFounderReason for Settlement VirginiaJohn SmithEconomic Opportunities MarylandLord BaltimoreReligious and Political freedom for Catholics The CarolinasGroup of 8 NoblesEconomic Reasons GeorgiaJames OglethorpeEconomic Opportunities for debtors Defensive buffer