early colonies in america. the diversity of the early settlers why leave england?
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Early Colonies in America Slide 2 The diversity of the early settlers Why Leave England? Slide 3 Overcrowding ! England had become overcrowded. Slide 4 Some came as Slaves Those who did not want to come. Slide 5 Freedom of Religion The Separatist: Pilgrims and Puritans People who did not want to worship according to the Church of England were persecuted. Slide 6 Get out of debtors prison Slide 7 Indentured Servants Lived a life similar to slaves. Slide 8 Economic Ventures: Business Deals Slide 9 Roanoke Island and Jamestown Economic Ventures Slide 10 Roanoke Island and Jamestown Economic Ventures Slide 11 Roanoke Island failed (Lost Colony) CROATOANCROATOAN Slide 12 1587: 90 men, 17 women, and nine children vanished, leaving only the name of an Indian tribe carved into a post. Slide 13 The Virginia Company of London advertised for people to go to the Americas. English pamphlet promoting colonization in 1609. Slide 14 Jamestown-First permanent English settlement in North America Settled by the Virginia Company in 1607 Jamestown began as a fort. Why did they need protection? Why was it next to the water? Slide 15 The fortified wall around Jamestown shows their concern for defense against the Spanish and Powhatan Confederacy Slide 16 Plymouth and the Massachusetts Bay Colony Flee Religious Persecution Slide 17 Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay Both wanted to avoid religious persecution Both wanted to avoid religious persecution Plymouth Plymouth Settled by the Separatists from the Church of England Massachusetts Bay Colony Massachusetts Bay Colony Settled by the Puritans Slide 18 Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock Slide 19 1621 Plymouth and the 1 st Thanksgiving Slide 20 The Puritans Arrive The Puritans Arrive Slide 21 Puritans Sought Religious Freedom Slide 22 Boston, Massachusetts becomes a large trading colony with England Slide 23 William Penn and the Quakers Freedom of Religion in Pennsylvania Slide 24 Pennsylvania Wanted the freedom to practice their faith without interference Wanted the freedom to practice their faith without interference Settled by the Quakers Settled by the Quakers Slide 25 William Penn was a Quaker He had been put in prison in England several times for his religious beliefs. He was able to get land in the Americas and wanted to create a place where everyones religion was respected. Slide 26 Quakers were persecuted in England Quakers were placed in stockades, imprisoned, or even executed for practicing their religion. This man and woman will be put to death for not following the Church of England. Slide 27 William Penn paid the Indians for land. Slide 28 Georgia Settled by debtors from prisons in England Settled by debtors from prisons in England Wished for a new life and economic freedom Wished for a new life and economic freedom Slide 29 Get out of debtors prison Slide 30 The South became a colony of plantations and slaves.