Establishing - 1 Pilgrims 2 Puritans B Pilgrims 1 Farmers Church of England Too Catholic Separatists 2 1620 Plymouth New England Mayflower Squanto

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Establishing Colonies (English) I. 3 Colonial Regions (Not Cohesive) B. New England (Northeast Corner) II. Founding of Virginia (Chesapeake Society) A. Early Failures (“The Lost Colony” 1590) B. Jamestown 1607 (King James I) 1. 1 st Permanent English settlement in North America 2. Virginia Company (joint-stock company) 3. Business venture / investors / profit III. Characteristics of Early Virginia A. Hard Times 1. “Every Man for Himself” / No Common Goals of Improvement 2. Powhatan Confederacy = 14,000 3. “Starving Time” / Winter 1609-10 / Cannibalism / 88% Mortality B. Tobacco 1. John Rolfe (Pocahontas) – 1614 2. Investors start seeing profits 3. Tobacco saves Virginia i. Labor-intensive crop ii. Indentured servants (3/4 of entire population of VA) iii. Headright system (50 acres) IV. New England A. Religious Dissenters
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Pilgrims 2. Puritans B. Pilgrims 1. Farmers / Church of England / Too Catholic / Separatists 2. 1620 / Plymouth / New England / Mayflower / Squanto C. Puritans 1. 1630s “Great Migration” / 20,000 to Massachusetts Bay 2. Not Separatists / Reform Church of England / Too Catholic / Then Return 3. Governor John Winthrop’s “City on a Hill” 4. Doctrine of “Predestination” / A Punishing God / Ex: Indians & Idolatry V. Carolinas (& Georgia) A. Carolina 1663 (1 colony initially) 1. North & South Carolina 1729 B. Barbados 1. Large sugar-producing island 2. Large #s of slaves 3. Overpopulation leads to migrations to SC w/slaves during late 1600s 4. By 1700 ½ of SC’s population (6,000) are African slaves (3,000) C. 1690s Rice is SC’s main staple crop D. Georgia (1732) 1. Buffer against Spanish Florida 2. Began importing slaves in 1750 to keep up w/ SC...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course HIST 150 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '11 term at University of Nebraska Kearney.

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Establishing - 1 Pilgrims 2 Puritans B Pilgrims 1 Farmers Church of England Too Catholic Separatists 2 1620 Plymouth New England Mayflower Squanto

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