Presentation on theme: "English Civil War King Charles attacks Parliament, Parliament responds. Oliver Cromwell Colonies Choose sides Virginia – Switched sides Maryland – Supported."— Presentation transcript:
English Civil War King Charles attacks Parliament, Parliament responds. Oliver Cromwell Colonies Choose sides Virginia – Switched sides Maryland – Supported the King Maryland Toleration Act (1649) New England – Heavily backed Parliament Colonization returns after 20 years (Restoration)
New Netherland – New York Founded by the Dutch (1609 – Hudson) New Amsterdam Slow growth (Trade) Allowed anyone to buy land Came from all over Europe New York and New Jersey Land grants, religious freedom, legislative assembly
Pennsylvania and Delaware William Penn Relationship with King Charles Quakers Ideas for Pennsylvania Political and religious freedom Fair treatment of natives Only Christians could vote, but religious freedom in the colony Penn bought area south of Pennsylvania (Delaware)
Southern Colonies Carolinas Charles II granted land as political favor North Carolina Small, scattered population Tobacco, tar, pitch, turpentine South Carolina Thought it would be great for growing sugar Deerskin, Enslavement of Natives Georgia James Ogelthorpe Start Over for poor Buffer between colonies and Spain Ban on brandy, rum, slavery
Englands Colonies 1775 – 2.5 Million people Success of colonies led to rebellion Land ownership Religious freedom Representative government Settlers became accustomed to these freedoms
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