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Title: The 13 Original Colonies


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Click on acolony to visit it!
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Massachusetts
Year Founded 1620 (Plymouth) 1630 (Mass Bay)
Reason Religious Freedom Religious Freedom
Other Info Founders of Plymouth set out their government in the Mayflower Compact
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New Hampshire
Year Founded 1620
Reason Trade and Fishing
Other Info
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Rhode Island
Year Founded 1636
Reason Religious Freedom
Other Info
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New York
Year Founded 1624
Reason Trade
Other Info Was once a Dutch colony
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Pennsylvania
Year Founded 1682
Reason Religious Freedom
Other Info
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Connecticut
Year Founded 1635
Reason Trade, Religious Freedom, and Political Freedom
Other Info The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, the first written constitution in America
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New Jersey
Year Founded 1638
Reason Profit from selling land
Other Info
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Delaware
Year Founded 1638
Reason Trade
Other Info
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Maryland
Year Founded 1634
Reason Religious Freedom
Other Info
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Virginia
Year Founded 1607
Reason Trade
Other Info First successful British colony in North America
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North Carolina
Year Founded 1660
Reason Trade
Other Info
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South Carolina
Year Founded 1670
Reason Trade
Other Info
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Georgia
Year Founded 1733
Reason Religious Freedom, buffer zone between Spain, place for debtors
Other Info
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