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The 13 Colonies  

This guide facilitates students' exploration of the thirteen colonies.
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Colony Brochure Project Guidelines

1. GATHER information about a colony from books and online links in this LibGuide.

   A. You will need information regarding the climate and geography, flag, government, population, agriculture, industry, and history

   B. The back page of your brochure will need to show the names of the Websites and books where you got your information.

2. PLAN & CREATE your brochure.


    Old English

    Plimoth Plantation: Talk Like a Pilgrim Word of the Day

    American Heritage: Lost Words of Colonial America

    University of Groningen: Colonial documents from 1600 - 1650



      Mr. Nussbaum - 13 Colonies Region - map

      New England Colonies (northern):  Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island

      Middle Colonies: New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware

      Southern Colonies:  Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia


    Colonization - Timeline

    Gilder Lehrman: Colonization & Settlement 1585 - 1763  - interactive timeline


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