jbussey New Jersey Colony
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When did the colony of New Jersey become an independent colony?
Who founded New Jersey colony?
Sir George Carteret and Lord John Berkeley
Why did they found New Jersey?
Many came seeking religious freedom, others to make money or start a new life.
Why was it given the name New Jersey?
After the English isle of Jersey where Sir Carteret had been governor.
How do most people make a living in New Jersey?
Farming, Manufacturing of textiles, lumbering
What were three pull factors that enticed settlers to come here?
Religious Freedom, Land, a Representative Government
When was the colony of New Jersey originally founded?
What did Sir Carteret and Lord Berkeley divide the colony into?
East and West
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