Mr. Dowling
The New England Colonies




To what extent are the sections of the 13 Colonies unique?



The information found on this page is additional information. Please study your notes from the 13 Colonies presentations.

The New England Colonies are Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.

Thomas Hooker-leaves Massachusetts to set up a colony in Connecticut (strict limits on government)
laws in writing and more voters

Roger Williams--->Rhode Island-separation of church and state
religious toleration (Protestants, Jews, Catholics)
3R's-Roger Williams, Rhode Island, Religious toleration

rocky soil, thick forests, long winters--->fishing and trade, lumber


Come back soon! Remember to re-read and re-learn!

Return to 13 Colonies Menu
Return to Main Page