Joseph M. Kooiker<br />History 140<br />Professor Arguello<br />The English in North America<br />
American Colonies: Virginia<br />There were about 24,000 Indians in the Chesapeake Bay area when the English arrived<br />...
American Colonies: Virginia<br />When the colonists first came to Virginia they were more interested in looking for gold r...
American Colonies: Virginia<br />The English believed that the Indians were not using the land as well as the Colonists co...
American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />In England, the aristocracy ruled <br />In the New American colonies there were few...
American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />In 1676, freedmen and servants rebelled against the ruling class  they were led by ...
American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />Many people who immigrated to the English colonies in America came as indentured se...
American Colonies: New England<br />This was different colony from the colonies around the Chesapeake Bay<br />The people ...
American Colonies: New England<br />Most of the people in New England did not grow cash crops but grew crops to support th...
American Colonies: New England<br />Women in New England still did not have a lot of rights  but did have more rights than...
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  1. 1. Joseph M. Kooiker<br />History 140<br />Professor Arguello<br />The English in North America<br />
  2. 2. American Colonies: Virginia<br />There were about 24,000 Indians in the Chesapeake Bay area when the English arrived<br />The English came to the Chesapeake Bay because of more fertile lands, easier rivers to navigate, and better harbors<br />Most of the Indians in the Chesapeake Bay area were hunter gatherers<br />The Virginians experienced some lean periods because they were unprepared<br />
  3. 3. American Colonies: Virginia<br />When the colonists first came to Virginia they were more interested in looking for gold rather than gathering food for the winter<br />The colonist believe that the Indians would help them get through the winter<br />The Indians at first believed that the English would become allies with them<br />
  4. 4. American Colonies: Virginia<br />The English believed that the Indians were not using the land as well as the Colonists could<br />The Indians and the colonists began to conflict with each other<br />Powhaten had believed that the English could be brought into the Indians tribe<br />
  5. 5. American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />In England, the aristocracy ruled <br />In the New American colonies there were few of the aristocray and merchants and planters who began to rule the colonies<br />Though some of the aristocracy and leading men in the colonies were very harsh on the people of the colonies<br />
  6. 6. American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />In 1676, freedmen and servants rebelled against the ruling class they were led by Nathanial Bacon<br />Bacon’s Rebellion led to more crown intervention in Virginia’s government<br />Many of the leaders in Virginia began to promote a government which would ally the common and great planters<br />
  7. 7. American Colonies: Chesapeake Bay<br />Many people who immigrated to the English colonies in America came as indentured servants<br />Many people who came to the country as indentured servants hoped to be able to earn their freedom which would usually be apart of their contract<br />
  8. 8. American Colonies: New England<br />This was different colony from the colonies around the Chesapeake Bay<br />The people who came to this area were seeking religious freedom versus looking for gold<br />The Puritans who settled the area worked their own land rather than using slaves and indentured servants<br />
  9. 9. American Colonies: New England<br />Most of the people in New England did not grow cash crops but grew crops to support their own families<br />This idea was driven by a strict belief in God and his teachings which taught that amassing a lot wealth was not a way to get closer to God<br />
  10. 10. American Colonies: New England<br />Women in New England still did not have a lot of rights but did have more rights than women did back in England and Europe<br />Families and communities were very tight knit in New England<br />

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