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Who were the founders of the 13 colonies?

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10/11/2010

Here's the list:

Connecticut--Thomas Hooker

Delaware-Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company

Georgia--James Edward Oglethorpe

Maryland--Lord Baltimore

Massachusetts-- John Winthrop and others

New Hampshire--John Wheelwright

New Jersey--Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret

New York--Peter Minuit and others but they named it after The Duke of York

North Carolina--Virginians

Pennsylvania--William Penn

Rhode Island-- Roger Williams

South Carolina--Eight Nobles with a Royal Charter from Charles II

Virginia--John Smith and others