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Why did the colonists settle in Delaware?


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Answered 2012-09-09 06:45:08

The first colony was established in order to have control over more land, to raise crops since the soil wasn't as rich in the Netherlands as it was in Delaware, and last of all since Delaware was right on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean so it was very simple and easy to catch fish.

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