Presentation on theme: "England England and Spain were allies for centuries Become rivals in the 1500’s England is Protestant Spain is Catholic England defeats the."— Presentation transcript:
Joint Stock Company Pool resources and money together Get investors, promise of wealth Virginia Company granted charter to settle King James I Jamestown (1607) 1 st permanent British settlement in the New World
Oldest sons get the inheritance Youngest sons get no land Many join the priesthood Others leave for the New World Indentured Servitude: Come over for free Work your debt off (usually 7 years) Get some land when you’re done
Where?Why?Who? VirginiaInvestors ($$$)John Rolfe MarylandRefuge for CatholicsLord Baltimore Mass BayPuritansJohn Winthrop Rhode IslandReligious freedomRoger Williams PennsylvaniaQuakersWilliam Penn ConnecticutSeaport/FarmingThomas Hooker
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