As one of the original 13 colonies, New Jersey is one of the first states. Answer these questions about New Jersey’s statehood.
In 1787, New Jersey became a state. What number are we and what did we sign to become a state?
In 1790, which city became the capital of New Jersey?
Who was the first state Governor?
New Jersey grew and prospered during the early 1800s and new factories sprung up throughout the state. Which city became a textile center?
Trenton produced three important items. What were they?
Several other cities became manufacturing centers in the 1800s. Can you name them?
What helped industry grow, creating factory jobs for hundreds of thousands of Europeans?
What was important in expanding the South Jersey Shore areas?
True or false: South Jersey was an urban area filled with factories.