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Title: How the 13 Colonies were named

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Subject: History
Author: Judy A
Date: December 16, 2014
Level: University
Grade: A
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The Puritans named Massachusetts, after a local Indian tribe whose name means "a large hill place." Rhode Island was named after the Indian name for "Red Island." It was officially called "The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations" in 1790. The third state named after and Indian name is Connecticut, which gets its name from and Algonquin word meaning "land on the long tidal river" The eight colonies that are named after people in England are Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New York...

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The third state named after and Indian name is Connecticut, which gets its name from and Algonquin word meaning "land on the long tidal river" The eight colonies that are named after people in England are Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New York...

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