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Who were the thirteen colonies mainly settled by?
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Which was the last of the thirteen colonies to be settled?
In what colony did debtors settle in the 13 colonies?
Who settled in the Pennsylvania colony of the thirteen colonies?
Who was mostly settled in the thirteen colonies in the New World?
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Who mainly settled the thirteen colonies?
The original thirteen colonies that eventually made up the United States in its foundling state were mainly settled by English migrants, pilgrims, tradesmen, and adventurers, among other types. While numerous other nationalities were represented in the flow of colonists from the Old World to the North American shores, including an increasing number of unwilling immigrants from Africa, the majority could claim England as their original home.
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What Ethnic and racial group settled in the middle colonies and why did they do so?
The Middle colonies were settled by Dutch Mennonites, French Huguenots, German Baptists, Portuguese Jews, Duth Reformed, Lutherans, and Quakers, who mainly settled there for religious freedom. Africans, many of whom had originally came to the colonies as slaves and Native Americans, the original settlers completed what could be described as the Thirteen Colonies' most culturally diverse area.