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  1. 1. Mattie, Merrill, Katherine, and Gigi
  2. 2. Geography -Bad soil for farming -relied on fish, timber, fur for profit -very cold climate  bad for farming Major Ports: -Boston -Salem
  3. 3. Founding <ul><li>Great Britain  Americas </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>MASSACHUSETTES - 1620 </li></ul><ul><li>RHODE ISLAND- 1636 </li></ul><ul><li>NEW HAMPSHIRE- 1623 </li></ul><ul><li>CONNETICUT – 1636 </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Triangular Trade Small farms The Navigation Acts Economy Mercantilism!
  5. 5. Royal Colonies- under the control of the Crown in London Charter Colonies- Self-governing, but needed to get the Crown’s approval To forming an independent colonial union The Mayflower Compact Political Structure
  6. 6. Religion in New England -Puritans migrate from England to follow own religion --family oriented -not religiously tolerant Puritans arrive by May Flower on the shore of Massachusetts bay: Plymouth-1629 England New England
  7. 7. Society in New England <ul><li>Most radical government out of the colonies </li></ul><ul><li>English Aristocrats </li></ul><ul><li>People could buy their own property (compacted settlement) </li></ul><ul><li>Role of women is to work  </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting house holds all meetings </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>William Bradford’s Journal, “Of Plymouth Plantation </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Austerfield, England in 1590; became governor of Plymouth Colony in 1621. </li></ul><ul><li>Journal contains an account of the Pilgrims from when they settled in Holland in 1609, boarded the mayflower in 1620 and throughout their life at Plymouth until 1647. </li></ul><ul><li>Written between 1630-1647 </li></ul><ul><li>The single most important source for information about the Pilgrims and colonial New England </li></ul>The Pilgrims decide to emigrate to America despite the perils and dangers : &quot;all great & honourable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, and must be both enterprised and overcome with answerable courages. It was granted ye dangers were great, but not desperate; the difficulties were many, but not invincible. For though their were many of them likely, yet they were not cartaine;-- William Bradford
  9. 9. Important Person <ul><li>Born in London; attended Cambridge College and joined in 1629 </li></ul><ul><li>Arrived in England in 1631 </li></ul><ul><li>Became a separatist- wanted separation between church and state </li></ul><ul><li>Criticized Massachusetts charter and King James I; 1635 court banned Williams from MA </li></ul><ul><li>Finds Providence, Rhode Island </li></ul>
  10. 10. Unknown. “From the journal of William Bradford...” Pilgrim Hall . 1998. Pilgrim Society. 30 September 2008   Unknown. “OF PLYMOUTH PLANTATION : THE JOURNAL OF WILLIAM BRADFORD.” Pilgrim Hall . 1998. Pilgrim Society. 30 September 2008.   &quot;Pilgrims.&quot; American History . 2008. ABC-CLIO. 5 Oct. 2008 Unknown. “Roger Williams ... A Brief Biography.” Roger Williams. 1997-2008. Roger Williams family association. 30 September 2008   Behling, Sam. “Roger Williams.” Roots Web. 1997. Sam Behling. 30 September 2008. &quot;Roger Williams.&quot; American History . 2008. ABC-CLIO. 5 Oct. 2008
  11. 11.   Livergood, Norman D. “Completing the American Revolution.” Hermes-Press. 2001. October 6, 2008.   Unknown. “Trent Navigation Company.” Nottingham. October 6, 2008   Behling, Sam. “Roger Williams.” Roots Web. 1997. Sam Behling. October 6, 2008.  
  12. 12. Miller, Terry. “Massachusetts Bay: A Puritan Commonwealth.” History 121 Assignments. 2007. “ Women in New England Colonies.” Building a New World: The Women of Jamestown Settlement. 2007. Lapsansky-Werner, Emma J., Peter B. Levy, Randy Roberts, Alan Taylor.  United States History. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson Education, Inc, 2008.
  13. 13. <ul><li>Lapsansky-Werner, Emma J., Peter B. Levy, Randy Roberts, Alan Taylor.  United States </li></ul><ul><li>History. Boston, Massachusetts: Pearson Education, Inc, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>John, Herff. Nystrom Atlas of United States History. Illinois, Chicago: Herff Jones Education </li></ul><ul><li>Division, 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Martin, Kelly.  “Overview of Colonial America 1607-1754.” 2008. The New York </li></ul><ul><li>Times Company.  30 September 2008.  <>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Murry, Bill. “Founding the American Colonies.” The Time Page. 6 May 2008. InMotion. 30 September </li></ul><ul><li>2008. < >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown. “Blank maps for quizzes.” America Past and Present. Pearson of Education. 1995. Pearson </li></ul><ul><li>Longman. 28 September 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>< >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown. “Economic Products of the Colonies.” Texas Education Agency. 2002. Texas Education </li></ul><ul><li>Agency. 28 September 2008. < >. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>White, David. “Farming in the 13 American Colonies.” Social Studies for Kids. 6 October 2008. AutorRank </li></ul><ul><li>Pro. 2 October 2008. < >. </li></ul>