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A.Early English ExplorationJohn Cabot, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh {failures}eventually exploration for English crown was saved and made permanent becauseof joint-stock companiesB.The Chesapeake RegionJamestown (established by Virginia Company) charter in 1607swampy area, malaria-riddenmany died from sickness and Native American attackStarving Time (1609-1610): settlers didn’t work, farm or attempt at getting food—they were noblemen too good for such a menial task (they were looking forgold)John Smith imposed autocratic rule “No work = No food”settlers originally had good relations with Powhatan but food raids and landencroachment led to otherwiseHouse of Burgesses- 1strepresentative (republican) government in New Worldhead right system was incentive to colonize and bring indentured servants to theNew WorldMaryland was similarC. Marylandoriginally friendly with Natives but overpopulation led to tensiontobacco = wealth

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RobertFanuzzi
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Colonialism, John Cabot, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, Jamestown, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Elizabeth I of England

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