Colonization - 02 Colonization I England A Buccaneers Protestantism and Plunder Sir Francis Drake B Roanoke Island 1585 lost colony forgotten during war

Colonization - 02 Colonization I England A Buccaneers...

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02. ColonizationI. EnglandA. Buccaneers – Protestantism and Plunder – Sir Francis DrakeB. Roanoke Island – 1585 – “lost colony” – forgotten during war – CROATOANC. Reasons for Colonization1. Enclosure – small farmers forced out2. Unemployed farmers3. Primogeniture – oldest son4. Joint Stock Company – investment5. Peace with Spain6. AdventureII. South – Rivers, plantations, seasons – suitable for farming – started by single malesA. Virginia - Jamestown – Virginia Company – Starving Time – Pocahontas – John Smitha. “He who shall not work shall not eat” – John Smithb. wrong type of explorers/colonists – age, gender, motivation – goldc. John Rolfe – Tobacco – “bewitching weed”B. Maryland – Catholic havenC. West Indies – Sugar – absentee slave owners – mostly male slavesD. Carolinas – linked to W. Indies – Charlesa. N. Carolina – less aristocratic, independent, some outcasts, religious

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