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  The 13 Colonies WebQuest
We need three historians to report on the 13 original colonies.
The task is to identify and make discoveries of the 13 original colonies.
The founders of each colony and the year it was founded
coe.west.asu.edu /students/tbeckner/WebQuest/13colonies.html   (416 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 13 colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Thirteen Colonies were the 13 British colonies in North America, separately chartered and governed, that rebelled, signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and formally broke with the Kingdom of Great Britain, leading to the American Revolutionary War and the establishment of the United States of America.
Lower Canada was a British colony in North America, at the downstream end of the Saint Lawrence River in the southern portion of the modern-day province of Quebec.
The Thirteen Colonies were 13 British colonies in North America, separately chartered and governed, that signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and formally broke with the Kingdom of Great Britain, leading to the American Revolutionary War and the establishment of the United States of America.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/13-colonies   (0 words)

  
 State Information - Family History Resources
December 18, 1787 - one of the 13 colonies.
November 21, 1789 - one of the 13 colonies.
December 12, 1787 - one of the 13 colonies.
www.yourbeginnings.com /html/state_info.html   (0 words)

  
  Thirteen Colonies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Thirteen Colonies were the 13 British colonies in North America, separately chartered and governed, that rebelled, signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and formally broke with the Kingdom of Great Britain, leading to the American Revolutionary War and the establishment of the United States of America.
Other British North American possessions—the former French colony of Quebec and the colonies of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island—remained loyal to the British Crown and much later were united as Canada.
Connecticut Colony - Delaware Colony - Province of Georgia - Province of Maryland - Province of Massachusetts Bay
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/13_colonies   (620 words)

  
 13 Colonies/United States
Massachusetts (1620) - Founded as two colonies: Plymouth Colony (1620), settled by the Pilgrims; and Massachusetts Bay Colony (1630), settled by the Puritans.
New Haven Colony, founded by settlers from Massachusetts in 1638, annexed to Connecticut in 1662, when the older colony was granted a royal charter.
Delaware (1638) - Settled by Swedes; seized by the Dutch in 1655 and by the English in 1664.
www.wintektx.com /freeman/13colonies.htm   (314 words)

  
 Color Map of the 13 Colonies in 1775
Most of the colonies' population — approximately 2,500,000 by 1775 — lived east of the Allegheny mountains.
A witty Frenchman at the time observed that the people of England reminded him of a barrel of their own beer — froth on the top, dregs at the bottom, but clear and sound in the middle.
The original thirteen colonies were Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia.
www.earlyamerica.com /earlyamerica/maps/13colonies   (202 words)

  
 13 Originals
The history of the original 13 colonies is a tangled tale indeed.
Sir Richard Grenville led the fleet that brought them to the New World, the Governor of the colony was Master Ralph Lane and among the colonists was Walter Raleigh's confidant Thomas Harriot, author of "A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia", a chronicle of their adventure.
Although Rhode Island was one of the first colonies to embrace autonomy from the British and espouse Revolutionary ideals, it was the last of the 13 colonies to ratify the Federal Constitution and became a State in 1790.
www.timepage.org /spl/13colony.html   (4091 words)

  
 Original Inhabitants of the 13 Colonies
Colonial boundaries were irrelevant to their way of life.
13 Originals Founding the American Colonies The history of the original 13 colonies is a tangled tale indeed.
Memorabilia related to Original Inhabitants of the 13 Colonies is at auction on eBay.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h936.html   (286 words)

  
 The 13 Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Founded in 1607; by investors and volunteers of the Virginia Company of London in search of wealth; key members of the colony were John Smith who established peace with the Indians as well as John Rolfe who introduced tobacco enabling the colonists to begin producing wealth.
In 1664, the English forces the Dutch to surrender their colony and King Charles II gives much of the area to his brother James, Duke of York (hence the name New York).
The land was to be used for two purposes (1) bank debtors to live and begin to produce enough wealth to settle their debts, and (2) more importantly Georgia would also serve as a military buffer zone between the English and the Spanish.
www.people.memphis.edu /~kenichls/13Colonies.htm   (637 words)

  
 The Straight Dope: Why is the number 13 considered unlucky?
The matter of how 13 came to be a numerological pariah, on the other hand, is an interesting story.
The proximate cause of this apparently was the observation that Judas, the betrayer of Jesus, made 13 at the table.
What's worse, 13 is one past 12, the dozen, almost universally regarded as a perfect number, signifying harmony and all good things.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a3_080.html   (580 words)

  
 13 Colonies Map/Quiz Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
The colonies were bounded by the Appalachian Mountains on the west.
The colony of Virginia contained what are now the states of Virginia and West Virginia.
The colony of Massachusetts was composed of what are now the states of Massachusetts and Maine.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/statesbw/13colonies/13colonies.shtml   (175 words)

  
 Ch. 4 Regions
The three geographic regions of the 13 Colonies were the New England Colonies, the Middle Colonies, and the Southern Colonies.
The climate was a positive factor for the colonists in the New England Colonies; it prevented the spread of life-threatening diseases.
The Southern Colonies didn't develop all their natural resources as a way to make a living; there was excellent soil for farming income, so there was no need to develop natural resources for manufacturing.
brt.uoregon.edu /cyberschool/history/ch04/regions.html   (538 words)

  
 A Hotlist on The 13 Colonies
The 13 Original Colonies Pathfinder - This is a page with many links to information on all 13 colonies, general colonial history, daily life, and geography.
13 Colonies WebQuest - The King is arriving and you are the local historian with the expertise needed to gather important information on The 13 Colonies.
The Founding of the 13 Original Colonies WebQuest - This is a great WebQuest where students are to get prepared as if they are historians to report their expertise to others.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listthe13cmr.html   (377 words)

  
 13 colonies
purportedly sewed the first American flag with 13 stars and 13 stripes representing each of the 13 colonies.
Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, later Rhode Island
Colonial America - European colonization of the Americas - 13 Colonies
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/13/13_colonies.html   (377 words)

  
 Geography of the 13 Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The students will be completing a map of the colonies and answering questions related to the location of the colonies.
I will tell the students that now that we have labeled the thirteen colonies on the map, we should have a good idea of which states made up the colonies and where they were located.
You are to use the map of the thirteen colonies to answer questions one through ten on the worksheet.
www.valdosta.edu /~tredholm/lesson4.html   (723 words)

  
 Colonial, Revolutionary, and Early America
From the beginning, the British Empire's behaviour toward the colonies was an extraordinary paradox.
Among the best-known men in the colonies were George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, and John Hancock.
Virginia: LVA Colonial Records Project -- Index of digital facsimiles of documents on early Virginia.
www.7cs.com /collectibles.colonial.html   (1136 words)

  
 13colonies
The chart lists the date each colony was founded, the individuals associated with the founding and whether it became a Royal colony.
Early American Colonies - this report created by a 5th grade class talks about life in the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.
William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania.
www.pen.k12.va.us /Div/Stafford/gves/classrooms/sipple/13colonies.htm   (534 words)

  
 National History Day Project - Immigration in the Americas and the 13 Colonies - Ernesto.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Just before he killed him the 13 year old princess threw her body over Smith to protect him and save his life.
On May 6, 1776, the fifth Virginia Convention meeting at Williamsburg declared the colony to be a free and independent commonwealth (almost the same meaning as "State").
After that (six year later) the Colony was governed by the Articles of Confederation, the new, and first president of this new independent country was George Washington.
www.geocities.com /SiliconValley/Way/9301/HistoryDay.html   (3610 words)

  
 General History: 13 colonies.
Approximately ¼ of the colonial population were slaves, brought to the colonies against their will from Africa in the triangular trade system, in which European manufactured commodities were traded for slaves in Africa, who were then traded for agricultural commodities such as sugar, cotton, and tobacco to be taken back to Europe and the colonies.
Desire for religious freedom was a major incentive for settling in New England and the Middle Colonies, whereas economic opportunity was a primary factor in the settlement of the Southern Colonies.
Despite their differences, people in all colonies were becoming increasingly discontent with British colonial rule and its various manifestations, especially taxation without representation.
en.allexperts.com /q/General-History-674/13-colonies.htm   (698 words)

  
 13 Colonies
Name the colony, the date founded, and the founder of the colony.
Description of why this colony was founded and where the settlers came from.
Explain the origin of the name and why the name was given to the colony.
www.mpsomaha.org /sandoz/connections/13_colonies.htm   (281 words)

  
 Congress for Kids
Review a map of the 13 colonies and complete the answers to the printable quiz.
Ben is writing an article for his paper about the original 13 states and the Constitutional Convention.
The Thirteen English Colonies -- You will be asked to match the English colony with its origin.Find the terms.
www.congressforkids.net /games/thirteencolonies/2_thirteencolonies.htm   (678 words)

  
 11, 13 and 33: The Illuminati / Freemason Signature
13 Frightened Girls (1963), 13 East Street (1952), 13 Floors (1991), 13 West Street (1962), 13 Fighting Men (1960), 13 Ghosts (1960), A remake of this movie is in the process right now.
The number 13 or 33, sometimes both are cleverly hidden in the initials.
Hey the other day while checking out this hot site, specially that article that talks about how many times the numbers 13 and 33 and others are found on dates and even many company logos a lot when they have to do with many powerful people and events and the freemasons etc....
www.theforbiddenknowledge.com /hardtruth/13_33_freemason_sig.htm   (0 words)

  
 General History: Original 13 Colonies
The letter is sent to assemblies throughout the colonies and also instructs them on the methods the Massachusetts general court is using to oppose the Townshend Acts.
Colonial lawyers John Adams and Josiah Quincy successfully defend Captain Preston and six of his men, who are acquitted.
May 13, General Thomas Gage, commander of all British military forces in the colonies, arrives in Boston and replaces Hutchinson as Royal governor, putting Massachusetts under military rule.
en.allexperts.com /q/General-History-674/Original-13-Colonies.htm   (2845 words)

  
 The Thirteen Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pick one of the 13 original American Colonies.
Make a map of your colony that will fit on the outline wall map.
As each item is discussed, attach the symbol to your map, and then place your colony map on the outline wall map.
www.nwoca.org /~ayr_www/rath/13colonies.html   (174 words)

  
 The 13 Colonies WebQuest
For each region you will uncover the hardships that the settlers faced while creating a new life that was accepting of everyone.
Using a spreadsheet construct a pictorial timeline for the colonization of the colonies.
You will have a better understanding of how the 13 original colonies were founder after completing this Web Quest.
www.campbell.k12.ky.us /links/webquest/13/Colonies.html   (374 words)

  
 13 original colonies - 13 Original Colonies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Original 13 English Colonies That Became The United States Of The Original 13 Colonies.
The colonies that composed the original United States in The red area is the area of the 13 colonies open to settlement after the
The 13 Original Colonies Pathfinder - This is a page with many links to information on all 13 colonies, general colonial history, daily life, and geography.
agesites.com /agss/13-original-colonies.html   (1287 words)

  
 Thirteen Colonies
It was regarded as the 'breadbasket" of the 13 colonies because it could supply food to the other regions.
The colonies were supposed to supply raw materials to England and buy England's manufactured goods.
Almost half of the slaves brought to the New World were brought to the Southern colonies.
home.att.net /~betsynewmark/13colmc2.html   (384 words)

  
 OFCN's Academy Curricular Exchange - Social Studies
TITLE: The Original Thirteen Colonies AUTHOR: Larry Nickell, Karval, CO GRADE LEVEL/SUBJECT: 7-8; civics, geography OVERVIEW: Many students dislike learning rote material, but some basic information is necessary in any discipline upon which later structured lessons can be developed.
After the game is over, ask if anyone in the class would be interested in learning the 13 original states and the order in which they entered the union.
Carol in a fur coat - North Carolina (north is colder) 13.
ofcn.org /cyber.serv/academy/ace/soc/cecsst/cecsst160.html   (940 words)

  
 Thirteen Colonies Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A corporate colony was operated under a charter obtained by the King.
The most dominant form of transportation in the colonial period was by waterways.
The first colonial roads were simply paths that followed ancient Indian trails through the woodlands.
members.aol.com /Meghan0729/colony.htm   (649 words)

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