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How the colonies got their names?

The first thirteen colonies were either named after people, Indian names or, places in England. Georgia was named in honor of England’s King George II. North and South Carolina were both named in honor of King Charles I. (Carolous is Latin for Charles).

Similarly, you may ask, who were the colonies named after?

Many of the colonies were named after the rulers of England including the Carolinas (for King Charles I), Virginia (for the Virgin Queen Elizabeth), and Georgia (for King George II).

Also Know, how many of the original colonies have the word new in their names? 13 colonies

Keeping this in view, what are the 13 colonies in order?

In the end the thirteen colonies were: Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

How did the middle colonies get their name?

The Middle Colonies got their name because they were in the middle of the New England colonies and the Southern Colonies.


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