The English came to the New World (1.)in search of riches, nut they did not any. Instead they found resources that could make them money-rice, tobacco, cotton. (2.) They also came to escape from political an personal religious persecution- Puritans, Pilgrims.(3.)Some also came over in search of exciting travel, slory, and in hopes of rinding a new life. (4.) Others came to get out of debtors prison- Middle Colonies.