New Jersey

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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.wikipedia
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Delaware

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It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware.
It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, north by Pennsylvania, and east by New Jersey and the Atlantic Ocean.

Newark, New Jersey

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New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states with its biggest city being Newark.
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County.

Lenape

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New Jersey was inhabited by Native Americans for more than 2,800 years, with historical tribes such as the Lenape along the coast.
Their historical territory included present-day New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River watershed, New York City, western Long Island, and the Lower Hudson Valley.

Pennsylvania

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It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware.
The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.

New York (state)

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It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware.
The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont to the east.

Delaware River

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It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. The Lenape were several autonomous groups that practiced maize agriculture in order to supplement their hunting and gathering in the region surrounding the Delaware River, the lower Hudson River, and western Long Island Sound. Peter Minuit's purchase of lands along the Delaware River established the colony of New Sweden.
It drains an area of 14119 sqmi in five U.S. states: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania.

Camden, New Jersey

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In the 19th century, factories in the cities Camden, Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Jersey City, and Elizabeth (known as the "Big Six" ), helped drive the Industrial Revolution.
Camden is a city and the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey, United States.

Trenton, New Jersey

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In the 19th century, factories in the cities Camden, Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Jersey City, and Elizabeth (known as the "Big Six" ), helped drive the Industrial Revolution.
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County.

Paterson, New Jersey

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In the 19th century, factories in the cities Camden, Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Jersey City, and Elizabeth (known as the "Big Six" ), helped drive the Industrial Revolution.
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.

Elizabeth, New Jersey

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In the 19th century, factories in the cities Camden, Paterson, Newark, Trenton, Jersey City, and Elizabeth (known as the "Big Six" ), helped drive the Industrial Revolution.
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States.

Province of New Jersey

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The English later seized control of the region, naming it the Province of New Jersey after the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, and granting it as a colony to Sir George Carteret and John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton.
The Province of New Jersey was one of the Middle Colonies of Colonial America and became New Jersey, a state of United States in 1783.

Delaware Bay

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It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware.
The bay is bordered inland by the States of New Jersey and Delaware, and the Delaware Capes, Cape Henlopen and Cape May, on the Atlantic.

Hudson River

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The Lenape were several autonomous groups that practiced maize agriculture in order to supplement their hunting and gathering in the region surrounding the Delaware River, the lower Hudson River, and western Long Island Sound.
The river serves as a political boundary between the states of New Jersey and New York at its southern end.

Mid-Atlantic (United States)

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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Its exact definition differs upon source (with some definitions overlapping parts of the Northeastern and Southeastern States), but the region usually includes New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia.

John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton

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The English later seized control of the region, naming it the Province of New Jersey after the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, and granting it as a colony to Sir George Carteret and John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton.
He and Sir George Carteret were the founders of the Province of New Jersey, a British colony in North America that would eventually become the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Lake Passaic

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As the glaciers retreated, they left behind Lake Passaic, as well as many rivers, swamps, and gorges.
Lake Passaic was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed in northern New Jersey in the United States at the end of the last ice age approximately 19,000–14,000 years ago.

Jersey

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The English later seized control of the region, naming it the Province of New Jersey after the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey, and granting it as a colony to Sir George Carteret and John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton.
The Latin name Caesarea was also applied to the colony of New Jersey as Nova Caesarea.

New Sweden

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Peter Minuit's purchase of lands along the Delaware River established the colony of New Sweden.
Settlements were established on both sides of the Delaware Valley in the region of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, often in places where Swedish traders had been visiting since about 1610.

Perth Amboy, New Jersey

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Some townships, such as Burlington on the Delaware River and Perth Amboy, emerged as important ports for shipping to New York City and Philadelphia.
Perth Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

Burlington, New Jersey

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Some townships, such as Burlington on the Delaware River and Perth Amboy, emerged as important ports for shipping to New York City and Philadelphia.
Burlington is a city in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States and a suburb of Philadelphia.

List of colonial governors of New Jersey

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In 1702, the two provinces were reunited under a royal governor, rather than a proprietary one.
The territory which would later become the state of New Jersey was settled by Dutch and Swedish colonists in the early seventeenth century.

Hackensack River

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Settlement for the first 10 years of English rule took place along Hackensack River and Arthur Kill – settlers came primarily from New York and New England.
The Hackensack River is a river, approximately 45 miles (72 km) long, in the U.S. states of New York and New Jersey, emptying into Newark Bay, a back chamber of New York Harbor.

Lewis Morris (governor)

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Judge Lewis Morris led the case for a separate governor, and was appointed governor by King George II in 1738.
Lewis Morris (October 15, 1671 – May 21, 1746), chief justice of New York and British governor of New Jersey, was the first lord of the manor of Morrisania in New York (in what is now the Bronx).

Morristown, New Jersey

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The winter quarters of the Continental Army were established there twice by General George Washington in Morristown, which has been called "The Military Capital of the American Revolution".
Morristown is a town and the county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

John Witherspoon

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New Jersey representatives Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, and Abraham Clark were among those who signed the United States Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
Politically active, Witherspoon was a delegate from New Jersey to the Second Continental Congress and a signatory to the July 4, 1776, Declaration of Independence.