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Chapter 2 World - Chapter 2 Before the English began forming colonies in the Americas the Spanish Dutch and F rench were already there The Spanish

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Chapter 2 Before the English began forming colonies in the Americas, the Spanish, Dutch, and French were already there The Spanish made several forts that they used to try to force Native Americans into slavery, and then try to convert them to Catholicism The French did not try very hard to entice people to come to the Americas, so their territories in the Americas remained only slightly populated. They were mainly fur traders and they traveled far into North America to find new sources of fur The Dutch colonies in the Americas mainly focused on trade, rather than religion. In 1664, they were forced under English rule At first, the European populations in the Americas tried to live peacefully with the Indian people, but the Europeans became too overpowering, and the European diseases ravaged the Indian population, which led to greater conflicts between the two peoples With mercantilism, the English government created the Virginia Company, which led to the settlement of the first English colony at Jamestown in 1607. Due to the quick
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course HISTORY GEA2000 taught by Professor Mr.adesina during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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Chapter 2 World - Chapter 2 Before the English began forming colonies in the Americas the Spanish Dutch and F rench were already there The Spanish

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