Settling the Colonies

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    Settling the Colonies

  • Jamestown-The Virginia Colony

    Jamestown-The Virginia Colony
    Jamestown was founded in 1607. Settlers there faced many hardships but John Smith helped Jamestown survive.
  • Massachusetts

    Massachusetts was founded by John Winthrop
  • Maryland

    Maryland was settled by Cecil Calvert.
  • Connecticut

    Settled by Thomas Hooker and others who were looking for good farmland and more religious freedom from the Puritans.
  • Rhode Island

    Rhode Island
    Settled by Roger Williams and where Anne Hutchinson and her family also settled. *State building in Rhode Island.
  • New York

    New York
    New York was settled by Samuel de Champlain
  • New Jersey

    New Jersey
    The Duke of York gave New Jersey to his two friends, John Berkeley and George Carteret. They offered cheap land in order for more people to come to New Jersey.
  • New Hampshire

    New Hampshire
    Settled by a Scottish settler named David Thomson. **Forest in New Hampshire.
  • Pennsylvania

    Settled by William Penn, a Quaker who was the prioprietor of Pennsylvania. **Penn state building
  • Delawear

    William Penn also became the propritor of Delaware. **good farmland
  • North Carolina

    North Carolina
    Settled by King James and the 8 Aristocrats. In 1712 the Carolinas split. **African slaves preparing tobacco.
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    Settled by King James and the 8 aristocrats who rulled all the colonist at the time. The Carolina Colony soon became hard to goven and was split into two new colonies. **Rice plantation in South Carolina
  • Georgia

    Settled by James Oglethorpe **typical Georgia fields