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Ch.2 Beginning of English America 1. Compare and contrast settlement patterns, treatment of Indians, and religion of the Spanish and the English in the Americans. The English and Spanish had different settlement patterns, but similar treatment of Indians and religion. While English America sought after plantations in Chesapeake and wanted to become as big as the Spanish colonies. Spanish colonies wanted to have dominion over the existing population and their primary economy was from gold and silver mining. Both Colonists treated Indians were poorly from murdering to forcing them to conform to their religion. The English colonist were interested in displacing the Indians, settling on their land and exploiting their resources. Unlike the Spanish, Englishmen did not wish to intermarry with the Indian people. 2. For English settlers, land was the basis of independence and liberty. Explain the reasoning behind that concept and how it differed from the Indians’ conception of land. English settlers believed that the land was the basis of independence and liberty because owning land made owners powerful and rich, gave them rights and influenced government. Also having land determined voting rights of owners. The Indians on the other hand didn’t believe in the right to own land. They had purchase rights to hunt and farm but not over the physical land itself. The Indians were generous and were willing to
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