European Colonies in America. The English In Virginia. King James Charter Plymouth Company and London Company allowed to establish “Joint-Stock Companies” The 1 st Corporation ever established Companies must: Colonize the territory, maintain it, and govern the area
Did You Know:
The Iroquois League has a similar system to the H.O.B. many historians believe that the colonists borrowed the idea from the Iroquois
Why use Slaves?
1.Servants had rights as English, slaves did not
2. Slaves could not run away like servants or N.A.
3. No pay, land grants, or freedom for slaves
4. If escaped, could not blend into population
5. Slaves less likely to rebel
1. Believed in direct personal comm. With God
2. No ministers or hierarchy of Priests
3. No MASS, just a meeting where people stood to talk to the group
4. Believed in full equality for Men and Women
5. Pacifists – refused to fight in wars