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Royal colonies were ruled by a governor. This governor was appointed by the Monarch. Royal colonies are also known as crown colonies.

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Were the middle colonies royal colonies?

Yes, the middle colonies are proprietary colonies.

Why are royal colonies better than proprietary colonies and the self governing colonies?

because the royal colonies had a whole country backing them up.

What type of colonies were most of the English colonies in North America?

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Some colonies were ruled directly by the king of England Which term is best associated with this kind of rule?

Royal Colonies were ruled directly by the King of England. Many original Charter Colonies surrendered their charters to become Royal Colonies.

What different types of colonies were developed in the New World?

Proprietary colonies, royal colonies, and charter colonies.

How many colonies were there in the 13 colonies?

There were seven royal colonies.

What were the three types of colonies in early America?

There were proprietary colonies, which were basically land grants given to individuals or small groups. There were also chartered colonies, which were land grants (or charters) given to private companies. Lastly there were royal colonies, meaning that the Crown had complete control over governmental actions (they appointed the governor and the council). Often chartered colonies became royal colonies after their charter was revoked. There you go (=

Who were colonies in the royal colonies allowed to elect?

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What made Carolina's different from other colonies?

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