Outline--English Caribbean Colonies

Outline--English Caribbean Colonies - THE ENGLISH CARIBBEAN...

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1THE ENGLISH CARIBBEAN COLONIES Early Colonization of Caribbean Spain controlled must of the Caribbean’s, but their navy was spread thin. Spain wanted to control most of the larger islands, so it begins to leave behind the smaller islands because of pirates and privateers. The English moved in on the outer edges of the Spanish borders Native resistance was not as strong on the Barbados because of Spanish enslavement English colonists tried to raise tobacco, but it was lower quality and slower to grow. Other crops were tried, but not were successful. Barbados became over populated and virtually not successful colonies. Sugar Boom Wanted to turn sugar to a mass consumed commodity. Dutch want a new commodity instead of tobacco, and want to exploit the sugar industry Make a deal with English land owners where they would give them the equipment and know-how to create sugar in exchange for the right to ship the sugar. Sugar growing is very time precise. Harvesting and processing.
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