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Ch. 1.3 Guided Notes Founding the Thirteen Colonies England’s First Colonies While Spain was establishing an in the 1500s, England was distracted by problems at home. When first sailed to America, most of western Europe was Roman Catholic. Martin Luther accused the Church of and launched the Protestant Reformation. The Anglican Church and the also emerged at this time. Reasons some of the English sailed to America: Religious persecution of Puritans and non-Anglican people Economic changes in England—wool market; The Protestant English wanted to find a through North America, but had to contend with the Catholic Spanish. Queen Elizabeth allowed English to attack Spanish ships. She also in the Americas to help attack the ships. In the spring of 1607, 104 men founded the settlement of . Captain John Smith began bartering with the Powhatan Confederacy. Only survived the winter of 1609-1610. The colony did survive and made money by selling .

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