American History Essay

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American Colonies Chart Colony(Region) | Year Founded | Founder | Original Purpose/Motivation | Religion | Government | Economics(how they made their $) | Significant Facts | Roanoke Colony( Southern ) | 1585 | Sir Walter Raleigh | Establish English colony in New World | | | | Colonists disappeared without a trace | Virginia( Southern ) | 1607 | John Smith | Trade and profits | Anglican | Royal | Tobacco | Founded as joint-stock company. House of Burgesses (1619). Only 60 of 1st 900 colonists survived. | MassachusettsPlymouth( New England ) | 1620 | William Bradford | Relgious freedom for separatist | Puritan | Corporate | Mixed farming | Mayflower Compact. Led by Bradford | MassachusettsMassachusetts Bay( New England ) | 1630 | John Winthrop | Religious freedom for puritans | puritans | Corporate | Mixed Farming, fishing, shipbuilding | 18,000 settles by 1642 | New Hampshire( New England ) | 1630 | John Mason | Escape for those constricted by religious and economic rules | puritan | Corporate then royal | Mixed Farming | Puritan harshness led settlers north and inland. | Maryland( Middle ) | 1634 | George Calvert | Religious freedom for catholics | Anglican after 1692 | proprietary | tobacco | Slow growing only 600 by 1650 | Connecticut( New England ) | 1636 | Thomas Hooker | Religious and economic freedom | puritan | corporate | Mixed farming | Leaders of Massachusetts asked Hooker and followers to leave | Rhode Island( New England )Delaware( Middle ) | 16361638 | Roger WilliamsPeter Minuit | Religious freedomTrade and Profits | Nonenone | Corporateproprietary | Mixed farming | Williams set up the most tolerant colonyEstablished by Sweden; taken by Dutch then English | North Carolina( Southern ) | 1653 | Group of…