America: A Narrative History (9th Edition)
George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
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outfitted with such techniques, the Portuguese then interested in discovering a maritime path to the riches of the Indies. In 1488, Bartholomeu Dias rounded the Cape of fine wish, at Africa’s southern tip, prior to his panicky staff compelled him to show again. Ten years later Dias’s countryman, Vasco da 20 • THE COLLISION OF CULTURES (CH. 1) Gama, sailed south from Portugal. with out maps, charts, or trustworthy pilots, he led 4 leaky ships alongside the west coast of Africa. They traveled round the Cape of.
P. 34 Jacques Cartier p. forty four Raleigh’s Roanoke Island Colony p. forty eight 2 BRITAIN AND ITS COLONIES concentration QUESTIONS wwnorton.com/studyspace • What have been Britain’s purposes for setting up colonies in North the United States? • Why did the 1st English colony, at Jamestown, event hardships in its first many years? • How vital was once faith as a motivation for colonization? • How did British colonists and Indians adapt to every other’s presence? • Why was once it attainable for England to set up.
stated the precise of dissenters. SETTLING THE CHESAPEAKE in the course of those eventful years, all yet considered one of Britain’s North American colonies have been based. The Stuart kings have been desirous to weaken the ability of France and Spain and achieve Britain’s percentage of out of the country colonies, alternate, and plunder. The British colonies in the USA begun now not as tasks undertaken via the monarchy yet as profit-seeking businesses. In 1606, King James I chartered a joint-stock firm known as the Virginia Company,.
Nonseparating Congregationalists. In 1629, King Charles I had chartered a joint-stock corporation known as the Massachusetts Bay corporation. It consisted of a gaggle of English Puritans John Winthrop led by way of John Winthrop, a legal professional aniThe first governor of Massachusetts mated through profound non secular convic- Bay Colony, in whose imaginative and prescient the tions. Winthrop resolved to take advantage of the colony will be as “a urban upon a hill.” colony as a shelter for persecuted Puritans and as an tool for construction a “wilderness Zion”.
population (including a couple of English on new york) Castello Plan of recent Amsterdam A map of latest Amsterdam in 1660, almost immediately ahead of the English took the colony from the Dutch and christened it ny urban. 92 • B RITAIN and that i TS C OLONIES (CH. 2) have been hardly ever dedicated to the Dutch executive. New Amsterdam was once essentially the most ethnically varied colonial towns. Its citizens integrated Swedes, Norwegians, Spaniards, Sephardic Jews, unfastened blacks, English, Germans, and Finns—as good as.