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The English Colonies Chapter 2 Section 3
Atlantic Coast The Spanish colonized the south and west The French colonized the North The Atlantic Coast was left open for England
Early Attempts Wealthy Englishmen obtained charters to establish new colonies in the New World Colonies were to be populated by the English poor, and were to generate new wealth for England
Jamestown Founded in 1607 The first permanent English settlement Pocahontas was captured and forced to marry John Rolfe Colonists turned to tobacco farming for money
Free Land Tobacco farming became so profitable, free land was given to anyone who made the trip Massive landholdings were acquired by the wealthiest colonists
Government The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first representative government in America H.o.B. had the power to make laws and raise taxes.
Proprietary or Royal Colonies were either controlled by the Crown (Royal) or by wealthy individuals (proprietary)
Bacon’s Rebellion Farmers wanted to settle on land in Western Virginia that was promised to the Powhatan Indians. Colonists demanded the gov’t protect them, they refused.
Led by Nathaniel Bacon, colonists raided Jamestown and burned the city Bacon died and his rebellion collapsed
Maryland Maryland was founded by Lord Baltimore in 1632. Named after King Charles French wife, Henrietta Marie
Lord Baltimore founded Maryland as a haven for fellow Roman Catholics against the Protestant majority
The Carolinas After Oliver Cromwell died, power was restored to the king (the Restoration) The King rewarded his supporters with grants of land Carolina, the Latin form of Charles
Georgia Georgia was founded as a “social experiment” James Oglethorpe planned the colony in order to provide a fresh start for England’s poor
The colony was also there to provide a buffer between the Seminole Indians and the Carolinas
The colony had rigid rules including no rum or slavery, so it attracted few settlers Eventually Oglethorpe gave up his experiment and Georgia became a Royal Colony
Chapter 3: The English Colonies
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