In what order were the New England Colonies founded?
Following Virginia, the colonies of New York (1626), Massachusetts (1630), Maryland (1633), Rhode Island (1636), Connecticut (1636), New Hampshire (1638), Delaware (1638), North Carolina (1653), South Carolina (1663), New Jersey (1664), Pennsylvania (1682), and Georgia (1732) were established.
What are the four New England Colonies and when were they founded?
By 1636 four New England Colonies were founded: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
What were the major similarities and differences between the English Chesapeake colonies and the colonies in New England?
The New England colonies were strictly Puritan whereas the Chesapeake colonies followed no universal religion; also, while the New England colonies relied on fishing, shipbuilding, and farming, the Chesapeake colonies relied on their strong tobacco based economy.
What was New England’s most important export?
Fish was the area’s most valuable export throughout the colonial period, though its primary trade destination shifted over the eighteenth century.
What were the 13 colonies called?
Just prior to declaring independence, the Thirteen Colonies in their traditional groupings were: New England (New Hampshire; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Connecticut); Middle (New York; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Delaware); Southern (Maryland; Virginia; North Carolina; South Carolina; and Georgia).