One of the first places for immigrants to settle was
The goal of Englishmen when they settled here was
wealth. They hoped to find gold.
The settlers were sent by investors that were also seeking
Many people aimed to find wealth in America because they
were basically being pushed out of their homes.
It was being run over by lives stock and the countryside
was becoming overcrowded so many of the single men left.
This chapter is about the Dutch prince of Orange
interfering with the unfair ruling of King James in
King James was ruling with his Catholic ways, putting
the Protestants in jeopardy.
William, the Dutch prince, came to save the
Protestants and try to form a Dutch alliance.
The attack was known as the “glorious revolution.”
Around the 18th century, travel became
much more popular.
It tripled in a period of one hundred years.
The ocean was no longer known an
obstacle, but more of a bridge between the two
This bridge became a carrier of
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Colonists were much better informed.
Immigration of Catholics and Jews to British America was
strongly discouraged while immigration of Protestants was
Since only certain people emigrated, the result was a great deal of
space between freedom and slavery, privilege and prejudice, wealth
and poverty, and white and black.