Map of virginia 13 colonies. Click on a region to learn about the economies religions geographies and cultures of each region. These activities can be printed reproduced and distributed to students by schools teachers or parents free of charge on an unlimited basis as long as the mrnussbaum logo remains intact. In 1606 king james i divided the atlantic seaboard in two giving the southern half to the london company later the virginia company and the northern half to the plymouth. Map description historical map of the american colonies.
1682 by william penn and others at philadelphia. The 13 colonies of america. The original 13 colonies new york new york was the second colony to be be established in colonial america. The tobacco colonies.
Credits courtesy of the united states military academy department of history. The new york colony was classified as one of the middle colonies. There are many ways to view the events and in hind sight it is easy to think you understand. The uncolored territory east of the mississippi and south of the great lakes was claimed by georgia the carolinas virginia massachusetts and connecticut by virtue of their charters.
By the early 1600s england was eager to gain a colonial foothold on the north american continent. The first enduring settlement was founded at jamestown in virginia in 1607. Map of the thirteen american colonies 1775. This is an interactive map of colonial regions.
The 13 colonies of america. Illustrating inhabitants per square mile.