Unformatted text preview: he could make more attractive to wealthy speculators. 4. Why was Maryland founded, and who was largely responsible for its founding?-The driving force behind the founding of Maryland was Sir George Calvert, Later Lord Baltimore. Cecilius, the second Lord Baltimore, wanted to create a sanctuary for England’s persecuted Catholics. He also intended to make money. 5. Why were the first New England colonies founded, and how did this vary from the Chesapeake colonies?-6. What was the document with which the pilgrims established a civil government for their colony?-To preserve the struggling community from anarchy, 41 men signed an agreement known as the Mayflower Compact to ‘covenant and combine our selves together into a civil body politick”...
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- Fall '08
- US History, Thirteen Colonies, Plymouth Colony, John Rolfe, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Mayflower, representative assembly