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  • The Colonization Of New England

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    If you wanted to record the beginning of English colonist history in North America, you would have to begin with the settlements of New England. The English colonists had to endure the ecological challenges of New England, oppose to the conditions they were accustomed to in England. They also had to coexist with the original inhabitants of the lands the Native American Indians for information on techniques of agriculture for proper sustainability, and for trade pur-poses. English colonists had to

  • The New England And Chesapeake

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    aspiration that it planned to achieve. These colonies were separated into different regions among America. Two specific regions that many historians tend to articulate about. Consisting of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, the New England region presents many intriguing ways of achieving their goals. Likewise, the Chesapeake Bay, which contain Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and part of South Carolina, also have their own ways of achieving different goals. While many

  • Puritans And The New England

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    worship. The Puritans left England out of a need to purify the church and their own lives. They followed the writings of John Calvin to America and formed The Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Massachusetts Bay Colony was one of the original settlements, settled in 1630 by a group of about 1,000 Puritan refugees from England, under the guidance of Governor John Winthrop. In 1929, The Massachusetts Bay Colony received a charter from King Charles I allowing them to colonize in New England between the Charles

  • The New England Colonies

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    The New England Colonies The colonies of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut made up the New England colonies. Most of the Europeans in the New England colonies were there to escape the religious persecution they faced in England. They practiced a lot of different things in these colonies compared to the middle and southern and colonies of colonial america. The New England colonists, except for Rhode Island, were predominantly Puritans who practiced very strict religious

  • Differences In The Middle England And The New England Colonies

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    In the early 1600’s, English people, attempting to escape the economic crisis that had plagued England, began migrating to the Americas and establishing colonies. The New England colonies and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by populations of people of English origin. Despite this similarity, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. The difference in the kind of people that settled, the shared communal values, and the profitability of the land in these areas are

  • How the New England Colonists Altered the New England Environment

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    How the New England Colonists Altered the New England Environment In Changes in the Land, William Cronon points out the European colonists` pursuits of a capitalistic market and the impact it had on the New England ecosystem. Native Americans and colonists had different views on the use of land resources. The Natives viewed the land as something not owned, but as a resource to sustain life. They believe in a hunting-gathering system, hunting only when necessary. In the long run Native Americans

  • The New England 's New World

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    practice religious freedoms, Puritans fled from England to the New World. The New World represented potential and freedoms that were unattainable in England. The New England settlers overcame adversities and created challenges that would go on to change the course of history. When they first arrived, their inexperience was shown through the death of nearly half their colony in the first year. The introduction of the Wampanoag tribe to the New England colony was such a crucial component to their survival

  • New England Colonies

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    New England is the name given to the Northeastern location of the United States, encompassing Massachusetts to Maine. The name “New England” comes from Captain John Smith, famous explorer of the Chesapeake region, who wrote a piece about the abundance of resources and wealth of the region in a propaganda piece, A Description of New England, in 1616. However, the “New England” region that is known today is nowhere near a literal new England. Due to differences in religious beliefs, climate and geography

  • Essay On New England Colonies

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    The New England region and the Southern colonies developed into three distinct societies by the 1700’s. New England is generally considered to include the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. While the Southern Colonies included Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. Colonial America regions, each had different motives entirely different from the others. Moreover, religion and religious tolerance was completely different in each region

  • The New England Of North America

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    traveled from England, coming from the same ethnicity, what they were seeking varied greatly; their economic, political, religious and social differences were drastically different. Those who migrated here had specific motives which led to different economies. The New England Settlers were in search of religious freedom whereas the Virginians were in search of profit. New England was founded for religious purposes. (Doc. A) The Puritans were seeking religious freedom from England. Puritans believed