Early English Exploration - A Early English Exploration John Cabot Sir Francis Drake Sir Walter Raleigh cfw_failures eventually exploration for English

Early English Exploration - A Early English Exploration...

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A. Early English Exploration John Cabot, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh {failures} eventually exploration for English crown was saved and made permanent because of joint-stock companies B. The Chesapeake Region Jamestown (established by Virginia Company) charter in 1607 swampy area, malaria-ridden many died from sickness and Native American attack Starving 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 for gold) John Smith imposed autocratic rule “No work = No food” settlers originally had good relations with Powhatan but food raids and land encroachment led to otherwise House of Burgesses- 1 st representative (republican) government in New World head right system was incentive to colonize and bring indentured servants to the New World Maryland was similar C. Maryland originally friendly with Natives but overpopulation led to tension tobacco = wealth

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