Thirteen Colonies: Founding History
These sites are about the founding history of the first 13 colonies. Learn more about the history of each colony. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on colonial daily life.
FactMonster: Thirteen Colonies
Students can read this encyclopedia entry on the thirteen colonies. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Colonial Kids: A Celebration of Life in the 1700's
This student-designed Thinkquest site gives information about colonial life from kids perspectives. The site includes recipes, video, popular colonial games, crafts, and more.
Rare Colonial Maps
A list of digitized rare maps of many colonies and colonial regions from the University of Georgia's collection.
13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies
Brief histories of each colony accompanied by links to additional resources.
Colonial America (1492-1763)
General background and timeline of the era. Scroll to the bottom to find brief themes on interesting people and places.
The History Place Timeline
This timeline follows the history of American colonization up to 1700. Scroll down to find the link to the continuing timeline. NOTE: The site includes ads and pop-up ads.
Learn more about the people, life and different lifestyles of colonial Virginians.
Jamestown Fort: Rediscovered
This exhibit displays the findings of archaeologists who uncovered the Jamestown site, the first English settlement in America.
A Robin's Eye View of Connecticut History
This page gives tells about colonial life in Connecticut and gives related sites to visit.
State of Delaware: A Brief History
This page tells about the early history of Delaware.
Georgia's Early Years
Learn about the beginning history of this colony. Includes links to related topics. NOTE: The site includes ads.
A Brief History of New Hampshire
Read about the founding of New Hampshire.
Read about the Native Americans and the colonization of this land.
Big Apple History
This interactive page lets children explore the history of New York.
You Be the Historian
Learn about life in Delaware 200 years ago. From evidence they left behind, figure out how this family lived.
South Carolina Indians
The Native Americans were greatly affected when the Europeans came to South Carolina.
Africans in America
Read about the Africans who came to this country. Read about their history from 1450-1750. Go to "Narrative" to begin.
PBS: A Picture of Daily Life in the Colonies
Click around on the painting to discover some facts about colony life.
eThemes Resource: Thirteen Colonies: Daily Life
These sites are about daily life in colonial period. Learn about the colonists' education, clothing, chores, and games. Includes online quizzes and some videos. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on the Thirteen Colonies and the Pilgrims.
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