Notes on the Colonies…. Miss Springborn Team 6 Social Studies. Why be a Colonist?. What would make you want to leave your homeland and travel across the unknown ocean to a strange land??. America: What was here…. Opportunity Mobility Freedom Liberty.
Three new settlements…
MOTIVE: Main source of money was through the fur trade
Worked with the Natives to make money, partners
King of France in charge of these settlements
Traders, trappers, and Missionaries were the groups that came to settle in the AmericasNew France
Plymouth was populated by families trying to start a new life
Plymouth was not founded to make a profit, they ruled themselves using the Mayflower Compactas a guide to make laws: SELF-GOVERNINGPlymouth