The 13 colonies quiz set up is all about American history. The fact was that these 13 colonies were the British colonies that lie in North America east coast between New England and Florida. The colonies are the British settlement on the Atlantic coast of America in the 17th and 18th centuries. They eventually lead to the creation of the United States of America and are an important part of US history.
Why 13 colonies were established?
In Sixteen century England was a tumultuous place. The first country was Virginia which was founded in 1607 by john smith and his company in London. Then New York was added in the list of thirteen colonies by Dutch in 1664 and also included in the dominion of New England. The new hemisphere was founded by John Mason in the year 1629 and later it was owned by John Wheelwright it was merged with the Massachusetts Bay colony in 1641.
After that in the year 1629, Massachusetts Bay was founded by the Puritans who were eager for finding freedom for the religion and it was merged with the Plymouth colony in 1691. Then Maryland was founded in the year 1633 by George and Cecil Calvert who give their great contribution in making the place safe for Catholics. While leaving Massachusetts Thomas hooker founded, Connecticut in the year 1636.
For the people who wanted to practice their religion, Rhode Island was founded by Robin Williams in 1636. After that Delaware was founded by Peter Minuit and his new Sweden company in the year 1638 but it takes time to be added in the 13 colonies in the year 1664. Some parts of California i.e. North California came into the 13 colonies in the year 1663 but later it also split from South California in the year 1712. the Dutch people used to live in New Jersey but the Britishers took full control over it in the year 1664 and added it to the 13 colonies.
Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn and the team of Quakers in the year 1681. Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe for the settlement of debt in the year 1732. The Founder, however, forcefully made to handover the land he found to the British which was eventually added to the 13 colonies.
These colonies had the political control. So, the 13 colonies quiz is based on the colonies of Britain and America which was founded by either the natives of America or other countries as well. The main propaganda of the quiz is that it let the children, as well as the adults, know about the history of the county in which they are residing.
This will make them to proudly shout for their country that it really has done something valuable to be important and let other people know about it fully. The quiz also makes them know about the total region that lies under these colonies.