Colonization North America Colonies in North America were established for religious and economic reasons
Roanoke Island <ul><li>The Lost Colony </li></ul><ul><li>Established as an economic venture </li></ul>
Jamestown <ul><li>First permanent English settlement (1607) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Venture by the Virginia Company of ...
Plymouth & Massachusetts Bay Colony <ul><li>Plymouth –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>separatists from the Church of England who w...
Pennsylvania <ul><li>Quakers </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to have freedom to practice their faith without interference </li></ul>
Georgia <ul><li>Debtors </li></ul><ul><li>Settled by people who had been in debtor’s prisons in England.  They hoped to ex...
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Colonization

  1. 1. Colonization North America Colonies in North America were established for religious and economic reasons
  2. 2. Roanoke Island <ul><li>The Lost Colony </li></ul><ul><li>Established as an economic venture </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jamestown <ul><li>First permanent English settlement (1607) </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Venture by the Virginia Company of London </li></ul>“ In sixteen hundred seven We sail the open sea For glory, God, and gold And The Virginia Company”
  4. 4. Plymouth & Massachusetts Bay Colony <ul><li>Plymouth – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>separatists from the Church of England who wanted to escape religious persecution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mass. Bay Colony– </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Settled by Puritans- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for the same reasons as Plymouth </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Pennsylvania <ul><li>Quakers </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to have freedom to practice their faith without interference </li></ul>
  6. 6. Georgia <ul><li>Debtors </li></ul><ul><li>Settled by people who had been in debtor’s prisons in England. They hoped to experience a new life in the colony and to experience economic freedom in the New World. </li></ul>
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