CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY

CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY - CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY NEW WORLD EXPERIMENTS...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY - NEW WORLD EXPERIMENTS: ENGLAND’S SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY COLONIES § STRIKING SOCIAL DIVERSITY IN THE EARLY COLONIES § GROUPS ADAPTED THEIR OLD BELIEFS TO THEIR NEW ENVIRONEMENT § IMMIGTRANTS CAME FOR VARIOUS REASONS: § POPULATION GROWTH IN ENGLAND § STRAINED AGRARIAN ECONOMY IN ENGLAND § ESCAPE POVERTY § LAND OWNERSHIP § RELIGIOUS REASONS § POLITICAL PROBLEMS § CHESAPEAKE – VIRGINIA § 1601 – JOINT STOCK COMPANY § VIRGINIA COMPANY/COMMERICIAL VENTURE § JAMESTOWN FIRST PERMANENT SETTLEMENT § JAMESTOWN SELECTED AS GOOD SITE FOR FORT § SETTLED BY LOWER CLASS, YOUNG, SINGLE MEN (INDENTURED SERVANTS) § MANY CAME IN SEARCH OF GOLD AND THEY COPIED ENGLISH WORK HABITS OF THE PERIOD § FIRST 3 YEARS OF COLONY TERRIBLE § CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH SAVED COLONY § 1609-11 KNOWN AS “STARVING TIME” § POWHATAN AND INDIAN PROBLEMS – 1622 AND 1644 ATTACKS § 1617 – STILL NO PROFITS § CHANGES/SIR EDWIN SANDYS § HOUSE OF BURGESSES § HEADRIGHT SYTEM § ENCOURAGE DIVERSITY OF CROPS § 1617 – TOBACCO – ENSURED PROSPERITY OF JAMESTOWN AND PLANTER...
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