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Colonial New Jersey was home to Presbyterians, Quakers, Dutch Reformed, Baptists, Dutch Lutherans, Seventh Day Baptists, German Reformed, Portuguese Jews, Anglicans, members of the Church of England, the religions of Afr... More »

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Colonial New Jersey had a proprietary type of government. A proprietary colony was chartered to a person or several people who were entitled to rule the land with utmost authority. More »

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Different religions could be found in New York Colony, such as Quaker, Lutheran, Anglican, Catholic and Judaism. New York Colony was founded as New Sweden, in 1626, by Peter Minuit and was later renamed New Netherlands. ... More »

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Colonial New Jersey had a proprietary type of government. A proprietary colony was chartered to a person or several people who were entitled to rule the land with utmost authority. More »

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The colony of New Jersey was eventually classified as the land between the Hudson and Delaware rivers, bordered to the west by the Appalachian Mountains. New Jersey's fertile soil, long growing season, location between t... More »

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The principal crops grown in colonial New Jersey were wheat, barley, flax, oats and rice. Corn and hemp farms also played a vital role in New Jersey's economy. Colonial New Jersey was called a breadbasket colony because ... More »

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The Middle Colonies accommodated a diverse mix of religions that included Quakers, Lutherans, Presbyterians, Amish, Congregationalists and Jews. Because of various colonial masters in the area, religious traditions from ... More »

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