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founded Georgia in 1732 for religious freedom; protection against Florida; safe debtors
eight English nobles
founded North and South Carolina in 1663 to make profit from trade and selling land
founded Connecticut in 1636 for profit from fur trade farming, also for religious and political freedom
"George Calvert" catholic who made many unsuccessful attempts to start a colony for Roman Catholicism, died in 1632. Son ("Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore") succeed in 1632
James, Duke of York
sent to seize the Dutch Colony. Succeeded in 1664 and had New York named after him for his achievement
Quaker that founded Pennsylvania in 1681 from profit from selling land and religious freedom
Captain John Smith
English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia
"He who shall not work shall not eat"
Powhatan woman who befriended the English at Jamestown and saved Captain John Smith's life
Native American who helped the English colonists in Massachusetts develop agricultural techniques and served as an interpreter between the colonists and the Wampanoag
American colonist who was banished from Boston for her religious views; founded Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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