13 colonies part 2

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  • Below New York you could find the colony of Pennsylvania! 
  • WILLIAM PENN was an English Quaker who found Pennsylvania in 1682, after receiving a charter from King Charles II the year before. He launched the colony as a "holy experiment" based on religious tolerance.
  • There was also the colony of Maryland. 
  • CECIL CALVERT, LORD BALTIMORE established the colony as a place for English Catholics.
  • Last but not least there was the colony of Virginia. 
  • JOHN SMITH helped found and govern jamestown, his leadership and strict discipline helped the Virginia colony get through the difficult first winter the "starving time". 
  • They also had some issues like many other colonies. 
  • NATHANIEL BACON  was a planter who led a rebellion with one thousand other Virginia farmers in 1676. The rebellion fell apart when he got sick and died.
  • Luckily they had the HOUSE OF BURGESSES  which was a form of representative government in Virginia where it passed laws and set taxes.
  • Finally, is the colony of Georgia. 
  • The founder of Georgia was JAMES OGLETHORPE, this colony was used for debtors/people who owed money, and as a buffer or protection zone against Spanish Florida.
  • THE END!!! ,´:)
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