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Virginia
home to four of the first five presidents
South Carolina
once a part of "Carolana" with NC nickname Palmetto State
(fortress of pamls kept British warship away from Charleston Harbor in 1776 battle)
Name the original thirteen colonies.
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Maryland, Massachusetts

New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York
North Carolina, South Carolina
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Virginia
North Carolina
First child born in America was John White's granddaughter, Virginia
New York
US Congress met here after revolution
Pennsylvania
nickname the keystone state It is the center of the arch of the 13 colonies.
Delaware
the first state
The thirteen colonies were under the rule of the kings and queens of England.
over
New Hampshire
became state June 21, 1788
Maryland
part of stste became Washington D.C.
Rhode Island
smallest colony and state
not an island
Connecticut
the constitution state
Whose rule were the thirteen colonies?
The kings and queens of England
Georgia
Last colony settled

4th to ratify the constitution and become a state
Massachusetts
Codfish was a big industry

had a wooden codfish carved on the state house
Which two colonies had the largest populations?
Virginia and Massachusetts
What countries did the colonist come from in addition to England?
Scotland, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Sweden
New Jersey
Land was given to the governor of the Isle of Jersey
What was the nationality of most of the colonist?
English