The 13 Colonies Why were they established and settled? USI.5a
Roanoke Island/ The Lost Colony • On the Coast of North Carolina • Was established as an economic venture $$$ • Why is it “Lost”?
Jamestown Settlement $$$ Economic Venture by the Virginia Company $$$ 1607 Settled on the James River in Virginia
The Plymouth Colony Settled by separatists from the Church of England who wanted to avoid religious persecution 1620 What is a separatist? What is religious persecution?
Massachusetts Bay Colony Settled by Puritans They were separatists who wanted to avoid religious persecution 1630
Pennsylvania Settled by Quakers They wanted freedom to practice their faith without interference. 1681
William Penn— Founder of Pennsylvania Founder of Penn College, Now Penn State A Quaker
Georgia Settled by people who were in debtor’s prison in England. They came here for a new life and economic freedom. 1732 What is a debtor? What do you think economic freedom is?
James Oglethorpe: Founder of the Georgia colony
Which two colonies were established as an economic venture? • Georgia and Pennsylvania • Massachusetts Bay Colony and Plymouth Colony • Roanoke Island and Jamestown Settlement • New York and Maryland Answer: C
This colony was settled by people who were in debtor’s prison. • Roanoke Island • Pennsylvania • Massachusetts Bay Colony • Georgia Answer: D
Quakers settled in the colony of • South Carolina • Pennsylvania • Jamestown • Plymouth Colony Answer: B
Which colonies were established by Separatists from the Church of England and Puritans? • Roanoke Island and Georgia • Jamestown and New Jersey • Plymouth Colony and Massachusetts Bay Colony • Georgia and Pennsylvania Answer: C