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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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first settlers
Firstsettlers
  • ThereweretwogroupscomingfromEnglandtosettledown in USA.
sir walter raleigh 1587
Sir Walter Raleigh 1587

Thefirstgroupledby Sir Walter Raleigh camefor material purposesexploringliketheSpanish.

other settlers
Othersettlers
  • John Smith and Jamestown 1607
  • ThePilgrims and theMayflower 1620

THEY BEGAN TO SPREAD AROUND THE AREA

Where??

1st continental congress 1774
1st Continental Congress 1774
  • Onlytwelvecoloniesparticipated. Georgia was in troublewithIndians and waswaitingfor English assistance.
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

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John Adams

1735 – 1826

Massachusetts

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Thomas Jefferson

1743 – 1826

Virginia

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James Madison

1752 – 1836

Virginia

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James Monroe

1758 – 1831

Virginia

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Whyisit so important

tohave a leader in a group?

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