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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

Colonial America Map

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Virginia

Virginia was founded by London Company in 1607

Type of Charter: Royal

Plymouth was founded by Separatists in 1620

Type of Charter: Royal

South Carolina

Founded by Eight Nobles in 1670

Type of Charter: Royal

Southern Colonies Map

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Maryland

Founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634

Type of Charter: Proprietary

North Carolina

Georgia

Founded by James Oglethorpe et al in 1733

Type of Charter: Royal