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Benefit for explorers from indians
gold and silver, crops, corn
drawback for explorers
warfare, new diseases
benefits for indians from explorers
new weapons, livestock
drawbacks for indians
new diseases, cities looted
New Spain location
texas, new mexico, s. america, Caribbean, california, florida
New Spain money
sugar, find gold, crops
New France location
Canada, Mississippi R, Louisiana, Detroit
New France money
furs, trading posts
New Netherlands location
Delaware, Connecticut, new york, new jersey
New Netherlands money
fur trade
New Spain peeps
conquistadors, peninsulares, priests, missionaires
New France peeps
trappers, fur hunters, traders, priests, farmers
New Netherlands peeps
merchants, traders, patroons, land owners
increasing exports, decreasing imports, trying to add wealth to treasury for luxury life and navy for king
joint stock company
group of investors who guess and hope for a profit. i.e. Virginia company who brought Jamestown and Plymouth
known as lost colony, organized by sir walter raleigh, run out of supplies, gov. white returns for stuff, comes back and CROATON carved in tree, everyone gone
known as first successful english colony, Ctn. John Smith saved everyone by bartering with indians, returned to England w/ bullet wound, pocohontas brings corn in spring, ate corpses
pilgrims came over, also known as separatists for religious freedom, during starving time, .5 colony died of scurvy and malnutrition
Mayflower Compact
an agreement signed by men of plymouth that majority rules, and self governed