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  • Colonization North America Colonies in North America were established for religious and economic reasons
  • Roanoke Island
    • The Lost Colony
    • Established as an economic venture
  • Jamestown
    • First permanent English settlement (1607)
    • Economic Venture by the Virginia Company of London
    “ In sixteen hundred seven We sail the open sea For glory, God, and gold And The Virginia Company”
  • Plymouth & Massachusetts Bay Colony
    • Plymouth –
      • separatists from the Church of England who wanted to escape religious persecution
    • Mass. Bay Colony–
      • Settled by Puritans-
      • for the same reasons as Plymouth
  • Pennsylvania
    • Quakers
    • Wanted to have freedom to practice their faith without interference
  • Georgia
    • Debtors
    • 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.