States didn't just happen over night. It all started back in 1492 with the discovery
of the New World by Christopher
Columbus. In the early 1600s, the first group of colonists
sailed from England to the New World.
By the mid 1700s, 13 thriving
colonies had made the New World their home.
What reasons did the colonists have for settling in the New World?
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