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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


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


Founded by Lord Baltimore in 1634

Type of Charter: Proprietary

North Carolina


Founded by James Oglethorpe et al in 1733

Type of Charter: Royal