the thirteen colonies were founded in 1607-1733
They were on the eastern coast of America. The first colony was founded in 1607, this was Virginia. The last colony was founded 1733, this was Georgia. They revolted against the king of great Britain, King George III was the king then. This revolution started in 1775. In 1776 they declared their independence and formed the united states of America. The colonies were Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts bay, Maryland, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations. Each colony had its own system of self government. The colonists were mostly independent farmers. They owned their land and voted. Benjamin Franklin said every New England "man" owned land.