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The Original 13 Colonies The Middle Colonies
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Middle Colonies New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware composed the middle colonies Unlike the New England Colonies these colonies were not originally awarded by the British
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New York and New Jersey as they were eventually named originally started out as Dutch Colonies New Netherland as she was originally known would become New York New Amsterdam was to become New Jersey The British took control of both these Dutch Colonies in late 1600’s after defeating the undefended Dutch Colonies
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Pennsylvania was named for its Proprietor William Penn Penn was trying to find a place for Quakers to live in order to escape religious persecution They were primarily Pacifist Supported non violence and religious tolerance Penn limited his power as the leader of his colony Established an elected assembly Promised religious freedom
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William Penn
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Named the capital of his colony Philadelphia Means the City of Brotherly Love
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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