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Where did Spain settle in 1492?
In Puerto Rico and the other islands of the west Indies.
Who was the Spanish explorer that discovered Florida while searching for the imaginary fountain of youth?
Juan Ponce de Leon
Who was the first European to reach what is now the mainland of the United States?
Juan Ponce de Leon
Who claims part of North America for England in 1497?
What had a strong important effect on the kind of people who would come to America. And the kind of government they would establish?
Why would our country be different if the French and Spanish had remained the dominant settlers of North America?
It would be different because France and Spain did not have the Bible freely available to its people
What was Queen Elizabeth the first nickname?
The virgin queen
Who did Queen Elizabeth the first give permission to begin a colony in America?
What was the name of the island that Walter Raleigh found to settle the first English colony?
What is the part of the New World that was explored by Walter Raleigh called today?
How did Bible loving England become the most powerful country in the world?
By defeating the Spanish Armada in 1588
What did Walter Raleigh and the men find when they came back to look for the English settlement?
Croatoan carved on a tree
What is the Roanoke colony still called?
The lost colony
Who came to power after Queen Elizabeth to 1st died?
King James 1st
What were the goals of King James the first?
1. To find a C passage through America to the riches of India
2. You find gold silver and other valuable minerals
3. Find the lost colony of Roanoke
4. To teach the American Indians about Christianity
What is the common-store system?
It was a system under which each colonist was supposed to work for the common good of the colony and, in return, would receive his food and supplies from a public storehouse.
What did the new colony need?
Hard-working man of good character
Did the London company have hard-working man of good character?
What type of men had been sent by the London company?
Approximately 100 men were sent they were wealthy gentleman unaccustomed to manual labor. They had no thought of building a colony, only becoming even richer and then returning to England.
What were the names of the three ships that sail into Chesapeake bay to found Jamestown?
The Susan constant, the Godspeed, and the discovery
What was the first permanent English settlement in the New World?
Who was the man that later took control of Jamestown?
Capt. John Smith
What role the captain John Smith make?
He that will not work shall not eat
What was the winter of 1609-1610 known as?
The starving time
What was instituted because it was realized that the colonist needed personal incentive to work?
A free enterprise system
In 1619 what did a Dutch ship bring to Virginia?
African-American slaves and other indentured servants
What is an indentured servant?
People who work several years for a landowner or craftsmen and then become free colonist, sometimes even land owners
What church did the king force everyone to attend?
The Church of England
What did the separatist want?
They wanted to separate from the Church of England
Who did King James give permission to come to America?
Group of Dutch settlers, the pilgrims
In what year and on what boat did the Dutch separatist travel to America?
1620, the Mayflower
What is the Mayflower compact?
The first written agreement for self government in America
Who was The preacher who the pilgrims listen to after signing the Mayflower compact?
Who had the pilgrims hired to help them deal with the Indians and build a new settlement?
Capt. Myles Standish
Was the name of the new Dutch separatist (pilgrims) settlement?
It was the first thing the pilgrims built?
The common house
Who was the Indian that helped the pilgrims?
Squanto and Massasoit
What did Squanto and Massasoit each the pilgrims?
How to trap animals and plant corn and how to use fish for fertilizer
Who did the pilgrims elect as their first governor?
How do we know information about the first Pilgrim settlement?
Because William Bradford wrote a book called of Plymouth plantation
After the harvest of 1621 what did the pilgrims do?
Set aside a day of Thanksgiving to God
How many Indians joined chief Massasoit for that first Thanksgiving?
Why do we remember the pilgrims as true heroes?
We remember the pilgrims in their courage and perseverance for their love of religious freedom, for their establishment of self-government, and for their faith in God and thankfulness to him
How many original colonies were there?
What was the 13 original colonies?
Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
What did the Puritans want?
They did not want to separate from the Church of England but they wanted to purify it from unscriptural teaching and practice
What is the Massachusetts Bay Company?
A group of Puritans businessman who requested a charter for land in America
Who was the king that granted the Massachusetts Bay Company a large tract of land in New England?
King Charles the first
How many men in women did the Massachusetts Bay Company bring to America?
11 ships and 1000 men women and children
Did they call their colony and their biggest town in the colony?
Massachusetts Bay colony, Boston
Did the Massachusetts Bay colony and Boston prosper?
Yes it quickly became a center of trade and commerce and grew to be very important it in America
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