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Virginia
Founded by London Co. in 1607, made royal, significance is the first permanent English colony
New Hampshire
Founded by John Mason in year 1623, became royal in 1679. Significance: royal charter in 1679.
Massachusetts
Founded by Puritans in year 1628, and is royal colony. Significance: Puritans
Plymouth
Founded by Separatists, in year 1620, merged with Mass in 1691.
Maine
Founded by F. Gorges, in year 1623, and was bought by mass in 1677.
Maryland
Founded by Lord Baltimore, and is proprietary. Sig: First proprietary colony; place for persecuted Catholics
Connecticut
Founded by mass emigrants in 1635, and is self governing. Sig: Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
New Haven
Founded by Mass emigrants in 1638, merged with Conn in 1662.
Rhode Island
Founded by R. Williams in 1636, and is self governing. Sig: Religious Toleration
Delaware
Founded by Swedes in 1638, and is Proprietary, merged with Pa, 1682, same governor but separate assembly granted 1703
North Carolina
Founded by Virginians in 1653, made, separated informally from S.C. 1691
New York
Founded by Dutch, but granted to Duke of York in 1664, and is royal colony.
New Jersey
Founded by Berkeley and Carteret in 1664, and is royal.
Carolina
Founded by 8 nobles, royal colony, and separated formally from N.C in 1712.
pennsylvania
Founded by William Penn in 1681, and is propretary.
Georgia
Founded by Oglethorpe in 1733, and is royal.