Planting British America
Englands Imperial Stirrings
+ after King Henry VIII broke with the Catholic Church (1530), the Protestant
- Protestant Elizabeth became queen and Protestants became dominant
causing an increased rival
I. The Unhealthy Chesapeake
Life in the American wilderness was harsh.
Diseases like malaria, dysentery, and typhoid killed many.
Few people lived to 40 or 50 years.
In the early days of colonies, women were so scarce that men foug
New World Beginnings
The Shaping of North America
+ was formed when separated from the supercontinent
+ mountains were formed, there was a colossal Ice Age
Peopling the Americas
+ because of the Ice Age, sea levels dropped and a land bridge was
I. The Protestant Reformation Produces Puritanism
1. 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral.
Luther had several explosive ideas including
The Bible alone was the source of Gods word (not th