Bell Ringer. Which colonial power had the largest land claim in 1763? The smallest? Why did European nations want to claim land in the Americas?. Bell Ringer.
Opportunities that “pulled” Europeans to the new world.
The Pilgrims were followed by more religious non-conformists:
Puritans, Quakers, Catholics, Jews, Baptists, French Huguenots, and others.
The original 13 English colonies were founded between 1607 and 1733. By 1733, there were 13 English colonies strung out along the Atlantic seaboard.