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Settling New England

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King James I
tried to control the religion of the people of England
Church of England
the official religion of England
persecuted
what happened to people who did not practice religion of the king
Netherlands
where Pilgrims first went for religious freedom
Reasons didnt work in Netherlands/Holland
language, Dutch customs, not farmers
New World
Pilgrims journeyed here next
English merchants
provided ship, supplies, and crew
Mayflower
set sail in 1620
Virginia
orginial destination
bad weather
ship got off course and landed North
Mayflower Compact
list of rules for the Pilgrims to live by
John Carver
first governor of Plymouth
Miles Standish
helped search for place to settle
Plymouth
colony started in 1621
first winter
very harsh, many died including governor
William Bradford
selected new governor
Squanto and Samoset
came to greet Pilgrims
Squanto
stayed during planting season to help Pilgrims
Chief Massosoit
came to like and trust the Pilgrim
November 1621
first Thanksgiving celebration
Thanksgiving
held to celebrate harvest
1630
Puritans arrived
Puritans's colony
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Boston
largest of 8 settlements
Puritans
only welcome others like them to colonies
Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson
disagreed with Puritans leaders, left to start own colony
Roger Williams
started colony of Rhode Island
Rhode Island Colony
had total religious freedom
stern and superstitious
the Puritans
Salem
know for tyring witches
colonists
left for many reasons
Connecticut River Valley
colonists went there for better farming, became Connecticut
New Hampshire and Maine
Puritans settled there also
Middle Colonies
Quakers
New England Colonies
Puritans and Pilgrims
Southern Colonies
English Catholics and Protestants
William Penn
Established Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
means "Penn's Woods"
English Quakers
led by William Penn
in Pennsylvania
other religions and nationalities were welcomed, many Germans came
Delaware
established in 1682 by William Penn
Lord Baltimore
established Maryland with English Catholics
Maryland
Catholics and Protestans were welcomed
North and South Carolina
started as one colony, spilt in 1729
North Carolina
Virginians settled it in 1650, needed land for tobacco crops
Charleston, SC
built in 1670 because of harbor
Georgia
last of 13 colonies settled in 1732
James Oglethorpe
leader of Georgia, wanted poor people of England to move there