Chapter 5 The struggle to found colonies. Pages 156-183. Chapter 5 Vocabulary. charter. Pilgrim. cash crop. dissenter. Mayflower Compact. stock. House of Burgesses. Mayflower Compact. stock. cash crop. Northwest Passage. Northwest Passage. debtor. persecution. persecution.
House of Burgesses
House of Burgesses
How can you draw conclusions about facts in history-without a lot of prior knowledge and experience ?
How did England found Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in 1607?
Roanoke Island (NC) was a failed attempt by Walter Raleigh (1585) and John White (1587) and is known as the “Lost Colony.” England and Spain were at war. England wanted gold, natural resources, and prevent Spanish from colonizing North America. Francis Drake raided Spanish ships helping win Battle of the Spanish Armada (1588). John Smith settles Jamestown (1607) Powhatan assist settlers with food during the Starving Time. John Rolfe raises tobacco (1612) as a cash crop. Indentured servants arrive and the House of Burgesses is assembled.
Massachusetts Bay Colony
Juan Ponce de Leon
Shelter for vessels (near French Fort Caroline
Defense against French
Near St. John’s River & Gulf Stream
Thanksgiving in 1565
Walter Raleigh=Queen’s Advisor/Explorer
Roanoke Island, NC
Thanksgiving in 1621
Massachusetts Bay Colony (Boston)
Samuel de Champlain
Quebec on St. Lawrence River (New France)
New Amsterdam on Manhattan Island on
Hudson River (New Netherland)
English sea captain
Establish Hudson River &
New York City
page 177 in your textbook for an additional map
Title: A map of the British colonies in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the Right Honourable the Earl of Halifax, and the other Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for Trade & PlantationsContributor Names: Mitchell, John, 1711-1768 Created Published London Printed for Jefferys and Faden, geographers to the King in 1775.
1. Which colonial region enjoyed the warmest and longest growing season? Southern (Colonies)
2. Roger Williams established which New England colony?
3. Which colony did the English capture from the Dutch?
New Amsterdam or New Netherland
4. King George gave James Oglethorpe a charter to found the colony of Georgia
5. In which colonial region would you find examples of dissenters?
New England (Colonies)
STRAYED - A Small Red Cow. "Whoever Will Give Information Will Be Suitably Rewarded." Boston, January 1792.
Dwelling House For Sale. Includes "A Store, A Good Barn and Four Acres of Land" Hartford, Connecticut, November 1787.
FOR SALE. New Garden Seeds. "To Be Sold Cheap." Boston, January 1792.
HIGHLIGHT any words that you have in common!!
Sir William Blackstone notes, “The true reason of requiring any qualifications, with regard to property, in voters, is to exclude such persons as are in so mean a situation that they are esteemed to have no will of their own” (Keyssar, 2009, p. 8).
Colonial Circle Books:1. Cut out each circle separately.2. Label the next available page in your notebook with the following headings. Use one circle to measure/space accordingly. 3. Fold each circle in half vertically. Make 4 piles (one NE, one Middle, one Southern) in each pile.4. Glue the RIGHT half of NE to the LEFT half of Middle. Glue the RIGHT half of Middle to the LEFT half of Southern. Glue the remaining halves down to your notebook page according to the image. 5. Copy notes for each region on the correct page per category for each region (see remaining slides in PPT)