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Thirteen Colonies. From England to Roanoke. First settlers. There were two groups coming from England to settle down in USA. Sir Walter Raleigh 1587. The first group led by Sir Walter Raleigh came for material purposes exploring like the Spanish . Roanoke disappearing. Other settlers.

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Thirteen colonies

ThirteenColonies


From england to roanoke
FromEnglandto Roanoke


First settlers
Firstsettlers

  • ThereweretwogroupscomingfromEnglandtosettledown in USA.


Sir walter raleigh 1587
Sir Walter Raleigh 1587

Thefirstgroupledby Sir Walter Raleigh camefor material purposesexploringliketheSpanish.


Roanoke disappearing
Roanoke disappearing


Other settlers
Othersettlers

  • John Smith and Jamestown 1607

  • ThePilgrims and theMayflower 1620

    THEY BEGAN TO SPREAD AROUND THE AREA

    Where??


They spread until they formed the thirteen colonies
They spread untiltheyformedtheThirteenColonies


1st continental congress 1774
1st Continental Congress 1774

  • Onlytwelvecoloniesparticipated. Georgia was in troublewithIndians and waswaitingfor English assistance.


Discussion about getting independent from england
DiscussionaboutgettingindependentfromEngland


Reasons to get independence
Reasonstoget Independence

  • TheyhadtopaytaxestoEngland $$$$

  • Theywanted free choiceforreligion

  • Theywanted individual rights. Notrightsforthecolonies set byEngland.

  • Theywantedtoactfreely.

  • Theywantedtheirownproperty and startgrowingfromthere.


Carpenter s hall
Carpenter’s Hall

Located in Philadelphia. HeldtheFirst Continental Congress in 1774.


Important men gathering in the c ongress
Importantmengathering in theCongress

George Washington

1732 – 1799

Virginia


John Adams

1735 – 1826

Massachusetts


Thomas Jefferson

1743 – 1826

Virginia


James Madison

1752 – 1836

Virginia


James Monroe

1758 – 1831

Virginia



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