European Exploration<br />&<br />Colonial America<br />Ashley Ritz<br />
European Exploration<br />Sir Francis Drake was from England and sailed around the world.<br />Francisco Vasquez de Corona...
European Exploration<br />Jacques Cartier claimed Canada for his homeland France.<br />Hernando Cortes was from Spain and ...
European Exploration<br />Vasco da Gama was from Portugal and commanded the first ships from Europe to India<br /> Marco P...
<ul><li>http://cybersleuth-kids.com/americanhistory/Chapter1/earlysettlements.htm</li></ul>The Thirteen Colonies<br />Foun...
Colonial America<br />New England Colonies:<br /><ul><li>New Hampshire
 Massachusetts
 Connecticut
 Rhode  Island</li></ul>New England families were largely farming and fishing families. Most families would make their own...
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  1. 1. European Exploration<br />&<br />Colonial America<br />Ashley Ritz<br />
  2. 2. European Exploration<br />Sir Francis Drake was from England and sailed around the world.<br />Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was from Spain and wanted to conquer the “Seven Cities of Gold” and explored New Mexico and parts of Southwestern North America.<br />Christopher Columbus was from Italy but sailed for Spain and made 4 voyages of exploration and founded North America.<br />
  3. 3. European Exploration<br />Jacques Cartier claimed Canada for his homeland France.<br />Hernando Cortes was from Spain and caused the fall of the Aztec Empire.<br />Samuel de Champlain was from France and founded Quebec City and noted as the “Father of New France”<br />
  4. 4. European Exploration<br />Vasco da Gama was from Portugal and commanded the first ships from Europe to India<br /> Marco Polo was from Italy and was a merchant who journeyed to Asia and traveled the Silk Road<br /> Ferdinand Magellan was from Portugal and explored the Philippines and found the Straight of Magellan<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>http://cybersleuth-kids.com/americanhistory/Chapter1/earlysettlements.htm</li></ul>The Thirteen Colonies<br />Founding Dates:<br />Virginia: 1607<br />Massachusetts: 1620<br />New Hampshire: 1623<br />Maryland: 1634<br />Connecticut: 1635<br />Rhode Island: 1636<br />Delaware: 1638<br />North Carolina: 1653<br />South Carolina: 1663<br />New Jersey: 1664<br />New York: 1664<br />Pennsylvania: 1682<br />Georgia: 1732<br />Colonial America<br />
  6. 6. Colonial America<br />New England Colonies:<br /><ul><li>New Hampshire
  7. 7. Massachusetts
  8. 8. Connecticut
  9. 9. Rhode Island</li></ul>New England families were largely farming and fishing families. Most families would make their own clothes. <br />New England families were very family oriented and were close knit. Most came to New England for religious salvation from English rule.<br />Cash Crops:<br /><ul><li>Lumber
  10. 10. Fish
  11. 11. Fur
  12. 12. Ships </li></li></ul><li>Colonial America<br />Middle Colonies:<br /><ul><li>Delaware
  13. 13. Pennsylvania
  14. 14. New York
  15. 15. New Jersey</li></ul>The Middle colonists wanted to practice their own religion and make money. They were very hard workers who work with Iron and like the New Englanders in shipyards.<br />The Middle Colonies were part industrial and part agriculture, there were lots of factories and cities in the Middle Colonies.<br />Cash Crops:<br /><ul><li> Grain
  16. 16. Livestock
  17. 17. Iron
  18. 18. Furs</li></li></ul><li>Colonial America<br />Southern Colonies:<br /><ul><li> Maryland
  19. 19. Virginia
  20. 20. Georgia
  21. 21. North Carolina
  22. 22. South Carolina</li></ul>The Southern Colonists came to American to make money, like the New Englanders they brought their families with them.<br />The Southern Colonies were almost entirely agricultural and had huge plantations. Slaves were very widely used here.<br />Cash Crops:<br /><ul><li> Rice
  23. 23. Indigo
  24. 24. Tobacco</li></li></ul><li>Colonial America<br />Slavery<br />The first slaves that were brought into America were mostly indentured servants and they became free, but as slavery grew slaves no longer were considered indentured servants they were known as property and would never become free. <br />Slavery was highest in the South because of the large plantations and the extreme amounts of cotton and tobacco being produced. Slavery was very hard labor and most of them knew nothing of the good life. They were given <br /> enough food to keep them healthy but their sleeping <br /> conditions were very poor. <br /> Slaves were not allowed to practice their own religion due to <br /> the fact that the owners thought they would become liberated<br /> and rebel. Most would be converted into Christians. <br />

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