What were the 13 orignal states of the US called?
They were known as the 13 Colonies, or simply, the Colonies.
They were called colonies instead of states. But you can call them states if you decide to. 13 original states of the US In order of date of statehood: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island