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The english in north america

  1. 1. The English inNorth America ASHLEY RUBIO HIST 140
  2. 2. Puritans and • The Puritans came to the New World Indians with one goal in chapter 9 mind: expansion. • Clashes betweens ideal ways of life were evident from the very beginning , as theWith the introduction Puritans saw the of Puritans to the Indians as lazy for New World, we see not taking advantage of the land before many differences in them. the beliefs, culture, and outlook on its • Having already built itself, the future with the Indian society functioned Indians whom had mostly off the land. • They believed in only taking already established enough to manage from Earth ,their society on land. while re-rooting themselves as the seasons changed.
  3. 3. Puritans and Indians: Chapter 9• A priority for the Puritans when beginning their take over of New England was to ensure that the way of the Indians was abolished.• There was an importance to push the influence of Christianity onto the natives.• Land was demolished in efforts to build a new society for the English which kept the Indians from continuing their way of life, living off the ground.• When land wasn’t just simply destroyed it was conned from the hands of Indians when deeds were made to imply a shared understanding of land which left most Indians with nothing eventually running them out of the place they considered home.
  4. 4. Puritans and Indians: Chapter 9 Continuing to weaken the Indian society , thePuritans sought to create ally ties. The more desperatetribes were chosen to help eliminate tougher andmore stabilized tribes like the Pequot. King Philip’s war would become one of themost impactful wars leading to the demise of theIndians in the New England territory. After thehanging of three Indians, lead by Metacomet the mainleader of the natives, guerilla warfare was struck uponthe colonists of the New World. Metacomet’s deathpre-emptily ended the war resulting in a Puritanvictory. Both sides suffered in the end with 600deaths on the Puritan side and the Indians losing over3,000 warriors. The damages made to the land andsociety only fueled to colonies to develop faster postwar.
  5. 5. Puritans and Indians: Chapter 9 By the end of the 17thcentury the Indian societywas in its demise. Thepopulation of the NewWorld Puritans was nearly100,000 and there wasvery little the natives coulddo . By the mid 1700s theIndians were living in aland they no longer knewand were forced toinevitably move west.
  6. 6. Chesapeake Covering what we know as the Colonies states of Maryland and Virginia, Chapter 7 was a new civilization booming with commerce and culture that The ChesapeakeColonies were different would shape the New World in its of its time. when in time of evolution.other parts of the world nobility and power ruled territories colonies in the NewWorld were built upon the working man whostrived to revolutionize a new way of life.
  7. 7. Chesapeake Colonies: Chapter 7 Structural understanding was key in the development of the Chesapeake colonies, whilethere was indeed a “king” there was a definite flow of order on common level as well.Colonies were managed on a communal level Every community had its chain of command, as did the family unit/household Men were seen in the power position as of the times, and it was considered high treasonto question it. Women were still not independent of their household or husbands and had littleeffectiveness in regards to management.
  8. 8. Chesapeake Colonies: Chapter 7 The boom in tobacco for the colonies was vital in its early cultivation. During the 1640s and 50s we saw a high influx of commerce and trade with the demand of tobacco. However in its decline, we see the exact impact only negative on the colonies. With the Dutch now unable to act in tobacco trade there was a dramatic downfall in the market over all. One of the first acts of revolt within the Chesapeake colonies with Nathaniel Bacon in 1676. Unhappy with the nearly appointed governor of Virginia, William Berkeley. Bacon lead rebels in running Berkeley out of Jamestown.
  9. 9. Chesapeake Colonies: Chapter 7 The early structure ofthe colonies revolved aroundthe need for servants. Whitemen were seen superior tothe black men and so the ideaof slaves became popular.African slave were broughtinto the New World as acommodity and were alsotraded and sold as so. At the turn of the 17thcentury we find that black aregaining freedom from slaveryhowever, in an effort to keepthe black man down they arenever granted the same rightsas white men.