Founded by Pilgrams
Purpose- seek religous freedom
Founded by Roger Williams
Purpose- compensate Indiams for the land and religous freedom
Founded by Thomas Hooker
Establishes the Fundeamental Orders to govern the city
Founded by John Wheelwright
The settlers sign the Exeter Compact patterned after the Mayflower Compact
Founded by the Calvert Family
Purpose- serve as a haven for Catholics
North & South Carolina
Founded by a group of supporters
Supposedly a orderly society based on Fundamental Constitution. But plan never went to effect because the settlers were more interested in rice farming.
Founded by James Ogletrope
Purpose- Pay of debts and serves as a military zone
Founded by Willam Penn
Purpose- religous toleration, civil liberties and social, gender equality.
Founded by Dutch
First settlement attempted
Founded by Peter Minuit
for finacial wealth and help make up the diverse society
Founded by Sir George Carteret
the group that tried to purify the worship services at the Church of England
the group that broke away from the Church of England
First successful settlement
Leader of Jamestown
married Pocahontas and discovered tobacco which made lots of money
married John Rolfe. Marriage led to peace with Native Americans
the settlement founded by Pilgrams
led Puritans to Massachusett Bay
founder of Rhode Island
forced to leave Puritans because of her beliefs
founder of Connecticut and led unhappy Puritans to Massachusetts Bay
led a group of percecuted Catholics to Maryland
founder of Georgia
originally owned by the Dutch but English took it. Now known as New York
founder of Pennsylavinia
a member of religous group that settled in Pennsylavania and was opposed to war
Father Marquette and Louis Jliet
explored the Ohio and Mississippi river in search of the Northwest Passage
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