Protestant Colonies Chart

Protestant Colonies Chart - New York 1664 England...

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British and Protestant Colonies in 17th-18th century Name of Colony Date Colonizing Religious Affiliation Founded Nation New England Colonies: Plymouth Bay 1620 England Pilgrims (non-conformist Calvinist Anglicans); merges with Massachusetts 1691 Massachusetts Bay 1630 England Puritans (conformist Calvinist Anglicans); founder: John Winthrop Rhode Island 1636 England non-conformists of all sorts; founder: Roger Williams Connecticut 1630s England Puritans New Haven 1638 England non-conformist radical Puritans, merges with Connecticut in 1665 Mid-Atlantic Colonies: New Amsterdam 1616 Holland Dutch Reformed; religiously tolerant Maryland 1634 England starts out Catholic, shifts between Anglican & Catholic; founder: Lord Baltimore New Sweden 1638 Sweden Swedish Lutherans, becomes Dutch territory, then English, by 1664
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Unformatted text preview: New York 1664 England religiously diverse and tolerant New Jersey 1664 England religiously diverse Pennsylvania 1681 England Quakers, other Radical Reformation groups, religious tolerance; founder: William Penn Southern Colonies: Virginia 1607 England Anglican Carolinas 1663 England Anglican; split into North Carolina and South Carolina in 1729 Georgia 1732 England ostensibly Anglican, but quickly influenced by Baptists and Methodists for reference, the thirteen original states, which united to form the USA after the revolutionary war (late 18th century), were New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia...
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