13 Colonies- People & Places

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Massachusetts Bay

Founded by Pilgrams
Purpose- seek religous freedom

Rhode Island

Founded by Roger Williams
Purpose- compensate Indiams for the land and religous freedom

Connecticut

Founded by Thomas Hooker
Establishes the Fundeamental Orders to govern the city

New Hampshire

Founded by John Wheelwright
The settlers sign the Exeter Compact patterned after the Mayflower Compact

Maryland

Founded by the Calvert Family
Purpose- serve as a haven for Catholics

North & South Carolina

Founded by a group of supporters
Supposedly a orderly society based on Fundamental Constitution. But plan never went to effect because the settlers were more interested in rice farming.

Georgia

Founded by James Ogletrope
Purpose- Pay of debts and serves as a military zone

Pennsylavania

Founded by Willam Penn
Purpose- religous toleration, civil liberties and social, gender equality.

Delaware

Founded by Dutch
First settlement attempted

New York

Founded by Peter Minuit
for finacial wealth and help make up the diverse society

New Jersey

Founded by Sir George Carteret

Puritans

the group that tried to purify the worship services at the Church of England

Seperatist

the group that broke away from the Church of England

Huguenots

French Protestants

Jamestown

First successful settlement

John Smith

Leader of Jamestown

John Rolfe

married Pocahontas and discovered tobacco which made lots of money

Pocahontas

married John Rolfe. Marriage led to peace with Native Americans

Plymouth

the settlement founded by Pilgrams

John Wintrop

led Puritans to Massachusett Bay

Roger Williams

founder of Rhode Island

Anne Hutcherson

forced to leave Puritans because of her beliefs

Thomas Hooker

founder of Connecticut and led unhappy Puritans to Massachusetts Bay

Lord Baltimore

led a group of percecuted Catholics to Maryland

James Oglethrope

founder of Georgia

New Amsterdam

originally owned by the Dutch but English took it. Now known as New York

William Penn

founder of Pennsylavinia

Quakers

a member of religous group that settled in Pennsylavania and was opposed to war

Father Marquette and Louis Jliet

explored the Ohio and Mississippi river in search of the Northwest Passage

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