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The 13 Colonies of America

Delaware

 

Founded: 1638 by Peter Minuit and others

Major Industry: Agriculture (fishing), Manufacturing (lumbering)

Major Cities: Wilmington

Colony Named for: named for the Delaware tribe and for an early governor of colonial Virginia, Lord de la Warr

Became a State: December 7, 1787

More on Colonial Delaware
The Making of the 50 States: Delaware
Delaware's Roots
Delaware History

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Rhode Island
Connecticut
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Middle Colonies
Delaware
Pennsylvania
New York
New Jersey
Southern Colonies
Maryland
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia

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