Where Can You Find a List of the 13 Original Colonies?


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A list of the original 13 American colonies is available at Revolutionary-War.net. A chart detailing the 13 colonies is also available at the American history section of About.com's website.

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The first 13 states admitted into the United States were former colonies of Great Britain. Revolutionary-War.net contains information on the original 13 colonies and their struggle for independence from the mother country. The website lists the colonies in the same order as their founding, starting with the colony of Jamestown (later, Virginia).

About.com provides a chart naming the colonies in order of founding, their founders, and the year they became official royal colonies. Not all of the 13 were royal colonies. Royal colonies were ruled by royally appointed governors; other colonies had other systems of government in place.

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