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  • 1. English started creating g g settlements in America because they hoped to find: • Gold • New job opportunities
  • 2. English had not expected g p the dangers •Illness •Harsh climate •natives
  • 3. SIR WALTER RALEIGH Sponsored first p American colony in i 1585 R Roanoke f il d k failed ge/raleigh.jpg due to lack of http://bookoseadogs.org/imag food and trouble with natives
  • 4. JOINT STOCK COMPANY People p money together p put y g to fund colony projects Shared ownership of colony – profits and losses l fit dl
  • 5. INVESTORS People that put money in p p y the joint stock company Shared profits as well as losses
  • 6. MERCANTILSIM http://police-securitydirectory.com/images/world-map.jpg Economic system used by European nations to make money
  • 7. Colonies provide the raw materials to the mother country in Europe The colonies then buy the finished products from the mother country in Europe
  • 8. CHARTER written contract, issued by , y government, giving the company th right t the i ht to establish a colony
  • 9. JAMESTOWN http://www.williamsburgprivatetours.com/j_tours.htm Established in 1607 Founded by Virginia Company of England
  • 10. http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/1 161361main_image e_feature_682_ys_4.jpg
  • 11. aunchinMaine.jpg 0/t/8/GodspeedLa about.com/d/dc/1/0 http://z.a Ships sailed into Chesapeake Bay and then up the James River th J Ri
  • 12. http://www.utd dallas.edu/~pkj j010100/US/jam mestown.jpg
  • 13. First Jamestown settlers searched for gold and riches instead of getting food and shelter http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=83680&rendTypeId=4
  • 14. http://www.keithrocco.com/store/images/lg_jamestown-1650s.jpg Many of the original Jamestown settlers died in first years
  • 15. JOHN SMITH Took control of Smith.jpg /300px-CaptJohnS the situation in Jamestown wp/en/thumb/e/e0/ Made people work om/main/content/w if they wanted to y content.answers.co be a part of settlement ttl t http://c
  • 16. k don’t eat! work, you declared : If you don’t John Smith http://w www.visionforum m.com/hottopics/b blogs/dwp/john_smith.jpg
  • 17. http://content.a answers.com/main/con ntent/img/getty/2/5/293 31025.jpg JOHN ROLFE local chief Married Powhatan daughter of Pocahontas,
  • 18. Rolfe improved the p cooperation with the natives and found a way to make the settlement money http://www.electricfreeze.com/art/tobacco/little_plant.jpg
  • 19. TOBACCO Soil easy grows tobacco yg and soon plants are everywhere h http://www.oldhalifax.com/county/images/tobacco2.jpg This crop begins to make the colony a profit
  • 20. HEADRIGHT A 50 acre land grant to g anyone who paid their own way to Virginia t Vi i i
  • 21. INDENTURED SERVANTS Person who works for a set time without pay in exchange f f h for free passage to America
  • 22. p assembly First representative http://www.charlo ottesville-area-real-estate.com/virginia%20house% %20of%20burgesses.jpg HOUSE OF BURGESSES
  • 23. It elected representatives p once a year Passes local laws and taxes
  • 24. ROYAL COLONY Ruled by king’s appointed y g pp officials

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