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America and the Thirteen Colonies

Books, databases and links to research more about early American history.

Useful Databases for American History

Middle Colonies

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Middle Colonies Links

Delaware

Founded by Swedes in 1638

Type of Charter: Proprietary

Pennsylvania

Founded by William Penn in 1681

Type of Charter: Proprietary

New York

Founded by Dutch in ca. 1613 and Duke of New York in 1634

Type of Charter: Royal

 

New Jersey

Founded by Berkeley and Carteret in 1664

Type of Charter: Royal