Chapter 6: Establishment of the 13 English Colonies
Lesson 2: Middle Colonies
Four New Colonies
Between 1664 and 1704, a spirit of cooperation between the Dutch and the English spurred the growth of the . These colonies were New Netherland, ,
Pennsylvania, and Delaware. New Netherland was eventually
renamed . Pennsylvania was named for Quaker William Penn, who wanted freedom. The Colonies
grew rapidly and and business prospered.
Penn and the Lenape
Only after buying land from the Lenape people did bring 100 colonists to Philadelphia. In a letter to the Lenape, he spoke of a holy in which everyone might live together as neighbors and friends. As a result of his actions, the colonists lived with the Lenape for years to come.