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Unformatted text preview: English & France slow to develop claims John Cabot, Sir Walter Raleigh, Jacques Cartier Dutch Claims New Amsterdam & the Dutch West India Company Early English Settlements Joint stock companies- ventures that could be profitable Jamestown (1607)- colonists nearly starved Puritan Plymouth Colony Mayflower & Thanksgiving Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony John Winthrop & the Great Migration Early Political Institutions Mayflower Compact (Plymouth) House of Burgesses (VA) Yearly elections (Mass.) European Treatment of Native Americans Spanish- “conquer, rule, intermarry” English- force them to move away French- economic & military allies...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIUS 201 taught by Professor Kett during the Spring '08 term at UVA.
- Spring '08