On This Site

American History Glossary
Clickable map of the 13 Colonies with descriptions of each colony
Daily Life in the 13 Colonies
The First European Settlements in America
Colonial Times

Share This Page






Follow This Site

Follow SocStudies4Kids on Twitter

The 13 Colonies of America

New Jersey

 

Founded: 1664 by English colonists

Major Industry: Manufacturing (ironworking, lumbering)

Major Cities: Trenton, Princeton

Colony Named for: Isle of Jersey in England

Became a State: December 18, 1787

More on Colonial New Jersey
New Jersey History
New England Colonies
Rhode Island
Connecticut
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Middle Colonies
Delaware
Pennsylvania
New York
New Jersey
Southern Colonies
Maryland
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia

Back to Clickable map

Back to 13 Colonies article

More on Life in the 13 Colonies
Religion
Education
Agriculture
Fun Time
Food

Graphics courtesy of ArtToday

Search This Site

Custom Search