What did the Spanish start in the borderland of New Spain to convert the Native Americans to Christianity?
The Spanish needed workers to grow crops and to mine for gold. They forced the __________ they conquered into slavery.
______ wrote a book called A Description of New England. This book inspired people to travel to North America to start a new life.
In the 1600’s a group of English merchants wanted to try again to start a colony in Virginia. With the approval of King James, they set up the ___________.
The first permanent Spanish settlement in North America was _________________.
A large Spanish estate where cattle and sheep are raised is called _________.
The male landowning members of the Virginia Colony elected people to represent them in their legislature. What does legislature mean in the sentence above?
______ made a law in Jamestown that the colonists had to work if they wished to eat.
Louisiana was a French colony. In 1712, Louisiana was turned into a _________. This meant that the French king gave the whole colony to one person.
They wanted to trade furs, and they wanted to compete with Spain and England.
With which settlers did Native Americans mainly fight in the Powhatan Wars?
In 1608, the first French settlement was founded along the St. Lawrence River. It was the first French settlement. What was its name?
The Virginia Company paid for people’s passage, or trips to Virginia. In return, the people agreed to work without pay for a length of time. These people were ___________.
A system of government where people make their own laws is called ____________.