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  Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Delaware was one of the original Thirteen Colonies and is known as the "First State" as it was the first to ratify the United States Constitution.
Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland.
Delaware is home to approximately 20,000 Jews, who are served by the Jewish Community Center in Brandywine (outside of Wilmington) and by a number of educational, social and cultural agencies supported by the Jewish Federation of Delaware.
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 Delaware Colony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Possession of the "three counties" of Delaware was disputed between the colonies of New York and Maryland.
Delaware Colony was separated from the Province of Pennsylvania in 1704; however, it did not have its own governor.
The area now known as "Delaware" had no official name before 1776; it was administered by the proprietors of Pennsylvania as part of their jurisdiction, even though it had a separate local assembly and courts.
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The deed to the property that is now Delaware was granted to William Penn in 1682, by James, Duke of York (later, James II of England), and was part of the colony of Pennsylvania.
Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies which revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
The Delaware River is a major river in the eastern United States, rising in New York State, forming the boundary between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and emptying into Delaware Bay, which separates New Jersey from the state of Delaware.
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 13 Originals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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.
Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution and become a State in 1787.
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 Deleware 13th Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
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A History of Colonial Virginia: The First Permanent Colony in America.
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 13 Colonies Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Learn more about the history of one of America's original 13 colonies by locating the clue words in the puzzle.
Facts of the Thirteen Colonies Connecticut: 5th to become a...
Colonial Currency...before the American Revolution, each of the colonies issued their own paper money.
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