History of the Four Original New England Colonies in Colonial America
History of Connecticut History of New Hampshire
Connecticut New Hampshire Colonial History
The Connecticut Colony Wikipedia: New Hampshire History
Colonial Connecticut Colonial Life in New Hampshire
History of Massachusetts A Brief History of New Hampshire
Massachusetts History History of Rhode Island
The Massachusetts Colony Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
The Massachusetts Bay Colony History The Rhode Island Colony
Province of Massachusetts Colonial Rhode Island
Massachusetts Bay
Wikipedia: The Massachusetts Colony


Documents Important to the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America
Charter of Connecticut The Mayflower Compact
Charter of New England Constitution of New Hampshire
Charter of Massachusetts Bay Charter of Rhode Island

History of the Mayflower and Its Passengers Girls on the Mayflower
The Mayflower Voyage Voyage of the Mayflower
The Mayflower from Wikipedia Things the Pilgrims Brought on the Mayflower
Mayflower Passenger's Genealogy Common Mayflower and Pilgrim Myths
History.com: The Mayflower Videos Mayflower Myths
Women of the Mayflower The Mayflower Passenger List
Cross-Sections of the Mayflower Sep. 1620: Mayflower Voyage
The Crew of the Mayflower Things the Pilgrims Brought on the Mayflower
Inside the Mayflower The End of the Mayflower


Also see Plymouth Colony for additional New England Colony Information


A Chronicle of the History of Black Lives and Their Importance to the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America Black History of the Sea Coast (links at bottom of page)

The Importance of Crime and Punishment to the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America Crime and Punishment in the Plymouth Colonies
Colonial Crimes and Punishment Crime and Punishment in Colonial America


Biographies of People Important to the History of New England Colonies in Colonial America Anne Hutchinson
John Alden Anne Hutchinson Biography
John Alden - Assistant in Colony Government Anne Hutchinson : Making a Difference
John Alden Biography History.com: The Life of Anne Hutchinson
William Bradford Miles Standish
William Bradford Miles Standish - Colonial Leader
Governor William Bradford Miles Standish Biography
William Bradford: History of Plymouth Plantation Roger Williams
Honoring the Life of William Bradford Roger Williams Biography
William Brewster Roger Williams, Founder of Rhode Island
William Brewster - Religious Leader History.com Williams Establishes the Colony of Rhode Island
William Brewster Biography John Winthrop
John Carver
John Carver - Governor John Winthrop
John Carver Biography John Winthrop Biography

Importance of the Pilgrims to the History of The New England Colonies in Colonial America A Brief History of the Pilgrims
Interesting Pilgrim Trivia History.com: The Pilgrims: a Video
The Pilgrims - from Wikipedia Who Were the Pilgrims?
Difference between a Pilgrim and Puritan Pilgrim History
Pilgrim Hall Museum Pilgrim Hall Museum: The Pilgrim Story

Types of Pilgrim Clothing Worn in the New England Colonies in Colonial America Clothing Worn by the Pilgrims
Daily Life: Pilgrim Clothes Clothing of the Pilgrims
Pilgrim Clothing Plymouth Colony Clothing
Importance of Pilgrim Families to the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America
Pilgrim Daily LIfe: Housing Pilgrim Daily LIfe: Food
Pilgrim Daily LIfe: Clothes Pilgrim Daily LIfe: School

Importance of Religion in the History of New England Colonies in Colonial America The Puritans
Strict Religion Rules in New England Puritanism in New England
Religion and Church in New England What's the Difference Between a Puritan and a Pilgrim?
Religion in New England Wikipedia: The History of the Puritans

Importance of the Salem Witch Trials in the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America
Salem Witch Museum: The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 Events and Causes of the Salem Witch Trials
Wikipedia: The Salem Witch Trials Famous American Trials: The Salem Witch Trials

History of the First Thanksgiving in the New England Colonies in Colonial America
1621 - First Thanksgiving First Thanksgiving History and Menu
The First Thanksgiving Thanksgiving History
What Happened at the First Thanksgiving? (interactive site) Abraham Lincoln's 1863 Proclamation of Thanksgiving

Writings of the Pilgrims Important to the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America
Chronicles of the Pilgrim Fathers
Pastor John Robinson's Farewell Letter to the Pilgrims (1620) Who Left for Plymouth A Written History of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford



Sites with SPECIFIC Information about History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America

Academic Kids' Encyclopedia : New England: Complete historical facts

Colonization: New England: Historical facts from Wikipedia

George Popham founds the Popham Colony later to become New England

Have Fun with History: Colonial America: American colonial life existed just shy of 180 years before the United States of America emerged as a nation independent of British rule. These formative years are reflected with free streaming videos from Have Fun with History; included in collection: Early settlers of New England; Puritan Family of Early New England; The Town Crier (Massachusetts). The Mayflower II (building a replica), The Scarlet Letter

Mayflower and Plymouth Colony History

The New England Colonies: From Wikipedia

U.S. History: The New England Colonies: Historical Facts

Sonofthesouth.net: Thirteen Original Colonies: EXTENSIVE historical background about each of the 13 original colonies complete with photographs and images. Included are links to complete explanations about important people, documents, and events.

Wikipedia: History of the New England Colonies: Complete historical facts

The New England Colonies : A Complete History


Sites Which Include Information about the History of the New England Colonies in Colonial America

13 Originals: The history of the original 13 colonies

Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies

Colonial North America 1492-1763:Links to sites important to the growth of Colonial North America.

Facts about the Thirteen American Colonies

Historical Text Archive Archive: Collection of Essays about important events in history

Thirteen Colonies: Historical facts and information


Colonial Charters

Colonial Charters, Grants, and Related Documents: From Yale Law School - A list of documents and their texts for every colony in early America - dates supplied as well


Maps of Early America Rare Map Collection - Colonial America


Other Colonial Pages
The Jamestown Colony The Plymouth Colony
The Lost Colony of Roanoke The New England Colonies
The Middle Colonies The Southern Colonies


Interesting Facts about the New England Colonies in Colonial America


Interesting Facts about the New England Colonies in Colonial America

*The New England Colonies were part of the 13 original colonies. The New England Colonies included the colonies of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

*The prime reason for the founding of the New England colonies was for the colonists to obtain religious freedom.

*The natural resources of the New England Colonies included fish, whales, trees and furs

*The Connecticut Colony was founded in 1636 by Thomas Hooker.

* The word Connecticut comes from an Algonquin Indian (Quinnehtukqut) word meaning "long river place".

*The New Hampshire Colony was founded in 1623 by John Wheelwright.

*New Hampshire was named after the English County of Hampshire.

*The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded in 1620 by the owners of the Massachusetts Bay Company.

*Massachusetts comes from an indian word - Massachusett - which meant "at or about the great hill".

*The Puritans who settled in Massachusetts between 1629 and 1640 comprised the largest majority of the population in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

*One of the most tragic trials on history, the Salem Witch Trials, took place in Salem, Massachusetts. 19 men and women, all accused of practicing witchcraft, were taken to Gallows Hill and hung.

*John Winthrop was elected governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1628.

*The Rhode Island Colony was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams.

*Rhode Island's name is believed to have possibly come two sources: from the Dutch word "Roode Eylandt" meaning "red island",

or the Greek island of Rhodes.



American History Calendar

American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar. Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available.


American History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!


The History Channel

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games.


U.S. History Images

U.S. History Images: What better way to learn about and appreciate the history of the United States than through viewing the illustrations of artists from the last century and a half! The images are all in the public domain and are free for anyone to use in any way after viewing the Terms of Use. This website is a work in progress and new images are always being added. Present topics for images include: Life in the Colonies, Colonial Patriots, Native Americans, Native American Culture, The Age of Exploration, and Explorers


Educational American History Powerpoints

Educational American History Videos

Links to Other History Sites that Might also Contain Information about the History of the New England Colonies

Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies

History of the United States Complete Historical Archive: Directory listed in alphabetical order by events

History Place: American Revolution, Civil War, featured articles, history of the U.S.A.


Reference Sites to Help in Your Research

American Memory Learning Page of the Library of Congress: Historical collections of photographs, documents, motion pictures, and sound recordings about American culture and history - SEARCHABLE by keyword

Biographies of Famous People Both Past and Present: - SEARCHABLE by keyword

The Biographic Dictionary: Covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day- SEARCHABLE by keyword

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Archiving Early America: A wealth of resources about 18th Century America, original newspapers, maps, writings, biographies

History of the United States Complete Historical Archive: Directory listed in alphabetical order by events

History Place: American Revolution, Civil War, featured articles, history of the U.S.A.

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