In this essay I will talk about the English 13 colony’s . The first colony was Jamestown , Jamestown is in Virginia and it was started in 1607. Jamestown was the capital of Virginia until 1699, when they moved it to Williamsburg.
Plymouth Colony and Massachusetts bay were both put together to make province of Massachusetts. While they were chartering Massachusetts , this man named William and Mary also commissioned New Hampshire in 1691. This colony was named after a Hampshire in England , and was the first part of Massachusetts.
Maryland, this colony was established in 1632 by Baltimore as a heaven for Catholics. Connecticut, it was founded 4 years after Maryland was founded , Connecticut was founded by a Puritan minister . Connecticut helped in establishing colonial governments as distinct from England. There was also a war in Connecticut called the Pequot war it was between the settlers.
Rhode island, It was founded on 1636 when two men were banded from Massachusetts those men are Roger William’s and Any Hutchison.
Delaware was originally part of the province of Pennsylvania and was under it governance as a colony. The colony was established in 1664 when Sir Robert Carr went down the Delaware river. after he removed the Dutch from the land he declared it a English colony.
In 1629, this man named Charles I granted the Province of Carolina to his attorney general. Also in 1663 , there was this charter that was Reissued by Charles II, granting the province to 8 lord Proprietor who help in his restoration.
In the 1610 the Dutch owned a part of the new world new Jersey was one of them it was colonized soon after 1609 this man Sir Henry Hudson was the man that led this exibition on the bays and the ports . They lost part of New Jersey in 1664 by the English the war was called second Anglo-Dutch war. In 1673-1674 the colony was actually regained by the Dutch for a very short time.
The colony that was in New York was a dutch colony ,they colonized it in 1624 by Peter Minuit, and it was originally called New Amsterdam not New York The English called it that when they took it over in 1663.
Pennsylvania, This colony was established in 1681 by William Penn . Pennsylvania was colonized by Swedish and Dutch. its government was organized with a governor, a large council, and an assembly. Penn was a Quaker which influenced the government and the structur of the colony, but Pennsylvania was tolerant to monotheistic religions.
Georgia was established in 1732, and this was the last state and the farthest in land. General James Olgethorpe organized a colony that was for people that are in debt. The first capital in Georgia was were the first settlers landed the capital was called Savannah.