CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY

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

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY - NEW WORLD EXPERIMENTS: ENGLANDS 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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