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What was the name of the region that the Thirteen Colonies settled in?


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The colonies in the middle region of the Thirteen Colonies were also referred to as the Bread colonies. This name came from the fact that the area became a major exporter of wheat.

Because there were 13 colonies. What else would you call it?

Gender and race were the two of the main qualifications for voting in the thirteen colonies in 1763

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The smart people of the 1700's came to America and copied streets in Great Brittain as the names of the colonies

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The Parisii tribe settled the north central region of France in the 3rd century AD.

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"Georgia" was the name given to this last of the thirteen colonies in honor of King George II of England.

"Georgia" was the name given to this last of the thirteen colonies in honor of King George II of England.

It comes from a river known as the "Rus" to the Vikings who explored and settled the region.

The United States did not have a collective name. It was known colloquially as the "Thirteen Colonies" but the colonies were each considered independent, like mini-countries as opposed to the modern conception of federal states.

I assume by "the colonies" the question refers to the Thirteen Colonies which became the United States. The document that recognized the independence of the United States was the Treaty of Paris of 1783.

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The southern colonies were settled by either the English, French or the Spanish. The deep south, from Florida to Louisiana were settled by the Spanish or French and going up the Atlantic coast from Georgia were mostly settled by the English. As a matter of fact Georgia is name for King George II, the king of England in the early 1700s.

All of the original colonies were English, and there were thirteen. I am not sure what all of them are, but they include New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, Rhode Island, North & South Carolina, West Virginia, and Georgia.

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Originally the defining status of colonists from various countries was that they came to the Americas. When the region known as British America was subdivided by the Revolutionary War into the US and Canada, the thirteen colonies kept the name Americans rather than try to define some other name for their nationality.

It is the name of a region in NW France. In English Brittany, in French Bretagne. The area was settled by Celtic-speaking people from Britain.

The Articles of Confederation was the first document covering the thirteen colonies. (See attached link.) It did talk about what "constitutes" the American colonies, but it's not technically a constitution. The US Constitution was ratified in 1787.

The name Illinois, like many city and state names, came from the Native American tribe that occupied the region before it was settled. The name of tribe was the Illini.

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