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Unformatted text preview: Ch.3 Planting Colonies in North America In the early 1700s the Spanish controlled the only colonial outposts on North America. In New Mexico, it was fabled that there were Indian t ribes and Gold. Oate financed an expedition to mine souls and gold. After finding no gold he set up a substantial colony in Santa Fe that would be the central for conversion of the Indian t ribes. New France o France looked to monopolize the fur trade in North America o France wanted their colonies to only be catholic so it grew slowly o The French controlled north and the Spanish controlled south o The Spanish looked to exploit the natives as slaves and labor o The French looked to dominate through alliance and commerce. The Chesapeake: Virginia and Ma ryland o England first attempted to plant colonies in the 1580s in Newfoundland. o 1607, group of investors (Virginia Company ) sent a small convoy to Chesapeake Bay where they founded Jamestown. I t became the first permanent English settlement.permanent English settlement....
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