English America 1500-1733. North America in 1600 largely unclaimed and unexplored Early 1600s – 3 European powers make claims in 3 different parts of North America 1607 – English at Jamestown 1608 – French at Quebec 1610 – Spanish at Santa Fe. Why did England Colonize So Late?.
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English America 1500-1733
North America in 1600 largely unclaimed and unexplored
Early 1600s – 3 European powers make claims in 3 different parts of North America
1607 – English at Jamestown
1608 – French at Quebec
1610 – Spanish at Santa Fe
4) England had Ireland
But Catholic Ireland wants to be free!
England 1570s-80s use brutal colonial tactics on the “savage” Irish
Brought this attitude to the New World?
Catholic Spanish King Phillip II assembles Armada for England
1588 – Spanish enter English Waters!
-English sea dogs and huge storm!
“The Protestant Wind”
Virginia Company of London
Guaranteed the Virginia Charter the same rights (to colonists) as if in England
One man killed and ate his wife (and then was executed)
Powhatan is getting angry!
Angry/Desperate at settlers encroaching the interior and putting pressure on the Confederacy
Opencancanough (Powhatan’s bro) has all but assumed power
1622: Good Frday Massacre of English colonists-no one spared