History of the Four Original Middle Colonies in Colonial America History of Pennsylvania
History of Delaware Colonial Pennsylvania
History.com: History of Delaware The Quaker Province
Delaware History Province of Pennsylvania
The Delaware Colony A Background to Pennsylvania History
The Making of 50 States: Delaware History.com: Pensylvania History and Video
History of New Jersey History of New York
New Jersey History Colonial New York
Colonial History of New Jersey The Province of New York
Early New Jersey History Early New York History Timeline
History of New York City
Facts about the Middle Colonies
History of Crime and Punishment in the Plymouth Colony in Colonial America Crime and Punishment in the Plymouth Colonies
Video: Colonial Crimes and Punishment Slide Show Crime and Punishment in Colonial America

History of the Documents Important to Middle Colonies in Colonial America
Charter of Delaware The New York Colony
Constitution of Delaware Charter for the Province of Pennsylvania
Constitution of New Jersey Constitution of Pennsylvania

The Importance of the Dutch in History of the Middle Colonies in Colonial America
The Dutch Colonies Video: First Dutch Settlers

Biographies of the People Important to the History of the Middle Colonies in Colonial America Henry Hudson
John Berkeley Henry Hudson: Explorer
John Berkeley - Baron of Stratton Henry Hudson: Sea Explorer
John Berkeley - Biography Wikipedia: Henry Hudson: An Englishman in Dutch Service
Sir George Carteret Peter Minuit
Sir George Carteret Peter Minuit purchases Manhattan
Sir George Carteret - Biography Peter Minuit Biography
Olaudah Equiano Peter Stuyvesant
Olaudah Equiano (Gustavus Vassa) Video: Peter Stuyvesant: A Biography
Olaudah Equiano's Life Peter Stuyvesant - Bio
Olaudah Equiano William Penn
c William Penn : Biography
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Wikipedia: William Penn : Founder of Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin Video: Brief History of William Penn

Benjamin Franklin : One of the Founding Fathers

Video: William Penn Plans the City of Philadelphia History of Religion in the Middle Colonies in Colonial America Religious Beliefs in the Middle Colonies Religious Pluralism in the Middle Colonies
History.com: Quaker History Wikipedia: John Woolman : Quaker Preacher

Native Americans Important to the History of the Middle Colonies in Colonial America
The Delaware Iroquois History
Flag of the Iroquois League Iroquois Wars and Iroquois League

Learn more about the Native American and their History at the Kid Info Native Americans page

Sites with Specific Information about the History of the Middle Colonies in Colonial America

Academic Kids' Encyclopedia : Colonial America: Middle Colonies: Complete historical facts

Colonization: The Middle Colonies: Lots of informational links to facts and information about colonization and the American colonies

The Middle Colonies as the Birthplace of American Religious Pluralism: Facts and information about religious pluralism in the Middle Colonies

Outline of American History: The Middle Colonies: Facts and information about the Middle Colonies in colonial times

Sonofthesouth.net: Thirteen Original Colonies: EXTENSIVE historical background about each of the 13 original colonies complete with photographs and images. Included are links to complete explanations about important people, documents, and events.

United States History: The Middle Colonies: Short history of the Middle Colonies in colonial times

US History: The Middle Colonies: History of the Middle Colonies in colonial times

The Middle Colonies : A Complete History

Sites Which Include Information about the Middle Colonies in Colonial America

13 Originals: The history of the original 13 colonies

Thirteen Colonies: Historical facts and information

Video: Facts about the Thirteen American Colonies

Thirteen Colonies: Historical facts and information

Colonial Charters

Colonial Charters, Grants, and Related Documents: From Yale Law School - A list of documents and their texts for every colony in early America - dates supplied as well

Other Colonial Pages
The Jamestown Colony The Plymouth Colony
The Lost Colony of Roanoke The New England Colonies
The Southern Colonies Colonial Life

Maps of Early America Maps of Early Colonial America

Middle Colonies in Colonial America : History and Facts

Interesting Facts about the History of the Middle Colonies in Colonial America

*The Middle Colonies were part of the 13 original colonies. The colonies included in the Middle Colonies were: Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

*The Middle Colonies were known as the "breadbasket" because of the large amounts barley, rye, and other grains that were grown there. The Middle Colonies produced more food than the New England or Southern Colonies.

*The Delaware colony was founded in 1638 Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company. Instead of calling it Delaware, they called it New Sweden. Sir Thomas West, Lord de la Warr later named it Delaware.

*Delaware is named after the Lord De La Warr who was an English governor of Virginia in colonial times.

*The Province of New Jersey was founded in 1664 by Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret.

*New Jersey was named after the English Channel island of Jersey.

*In 1664 the English seized what was then known as New Amsterdam from the Dutch and renamed the city New York.

*Peter Stuyvesant the last of the Dutch governors in New Amsterdam.

*The Province of New York was founded in 1626 by the Duke of York.

*New York was named after the Duke of York.

*Peter Minuit was the very first governor of New York.

*The Province of Pennsylvania was founded in 1682 by William Penn.

*Pennsylvania means "Penn's Woodland".

American History Calendar

American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available.

American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!

The History Channel

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games.

U.S. History Images

U.S. History Images: What better way to learn about and appreciate the history of the United States than through viewing the illustrations of artists from the last century and a half! The images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way after viewing the Terms of Use. This website is a work in progress and new images are always being added. Present topics for images include: Life in the Colonies, Colonial Patriots, Native Americans, Native American Culture, The Age of Exploration, and Explorers

Educational American History Powerpoints

Educational American History Videos

Links to Other History Sites that Might also Contain Information about the History of the Middle Colonies

Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies

History of the United States Complete Historical Archive: Directory listed in alphabetical order by events

History Place: American Revolution, Civil War, featured articles, history of the U.S.A.

Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword

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The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources from A to Z

Information Please: On-Line Dictionary; Encyclopedia; Almanac, and MORE

Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! This site also lists links to more information about each person. - SEARCHABLE by keyword

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