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Unformatted text preview: English - America Massachusetts Bay Company 1607 first successful English colony is established- James Town. English knew knot how to establish a colony. Colonist initially starved rather than to “lower status” by working with hands.(hard labor) Colonist die of fever and starvation. 1618 Colonist give away land, 50 acres to anyone who arrives in Virginia. 1622 Massive Indian attack on English colonies. British encourage tobacco production in Virginia. Lack of labor arises. Indentured servitude arises out of labor shortage England sends convicts to Virginia. British attempt to enslave Indians in Virginia, then to the Carolinas. Does not work. Indians believe its women’s work. 1619 First Africans arrive in colonies. English move to Jamaca and Barbados and plant sugar. Moses Page 2 5/18/2009 Move from English societies to plantation societies. Slaver moves to the north. Grow tobacco in Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HIST 15 taught by Professor Patch during the Spring '08 term at UC Riverside.
- Spring '08