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north Carolina

founded by french

Huguenot / john calvin were founders

tobacco = cash crop

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south Carolina

john locke led 1st slaves from Bermuda + Barbados

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Georgia

james Oglethorpe founder

modern day savannah

debtors were protectors

4

NY

started dutch by peter stuyresant

james duke of York bought manhattan from indians 4 $24

sweedens taught us how to build log cabins

5

PA

william penn - founder

he was a quaker

came up w/ holy experiment

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society of friends

. every individual has an inner light
. no formal ministries
. no rituals
. equal participation by woman
religious tolerance
. refused to take oaths

7

Delaware

same government as PA

8

NJ

part of NY in 1664
divided east + west
1702 - became 1 colony
dutch settle in sweedsboro NJ

9

middle colonies known for

good farming / trade

10

3 rivers that run through middle colonies

hudson

Delaware

susquehanna

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Virginia

farming = crucial

developed 2 house floor - bicarmel

had arranged marriage

12

UMASS

formed in 1620
1st colony by pilgrims
John W. found it
group was known as Separatists / Puritans

13

New Hamp

found in 1623

John wheelwright was 1 of the founders

14

Connecticut

made up of ppl looking 4 freedom from government

found by Thomas hooker / John Winthrop JR.

15

rhode island

Roger williams creates 1st Baptist church

establishes separation between church & state

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maryland

big w/ tobacco

famous college is naval academy