The Factors Present In 17th-Century England That Led To Colonization Of The New World

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47. Thesis: The factors present in seventeenth- century England that led to colonization of the New world were social, economic, and religious; nevertheless, the goals and motives behind English colonization of the Chesapeake and New England areas were social, economic, and religious, as well. - Factors present in seventeenth century * Onset of dramatic social and economic changes * The population doubled due to crop production increase, and the finding of nutritious crops, as well. * Socially, overcrowding was starting to set in, which lead to many peasants and small farmers getting kicked off their land, resulting them to leave to the city where they were not economically capable of surviving. * Poverty was setting in from the incapability of not being able to fully utilize the agricultural skills the farmers predicated their life to, leading them to bigger and better land in the Americas. * Religious movement * Henry VIII created the Church of England, and had a close grip on abiding by the new standards and principles * Many moved to exhibit new religious practices without persecution * Also, Puritans and Separatists had differences of salvation compared to the Catholics.
* Religious freedom would expand and be known in the North, while the South would economically benefit. * Pursuing own economic lives without interference from landowners. * Truly receiving a fresh start and life from overwhelming cities.

48. Thesis: The impact that the environment, tobacco, the headright system, and indentured servitude had was that it strongly captivated the English to approach colonization, made procuring occupations easier, proffered ideal weather conditions for agriculture, and provided a reliable/ consistent source of cash crops for the smaller colonies. * Indentured Servants are able to have a sustainable job which grants many benefits at the end of their working term * Provided a starting block for people to migrate to the New World * Also, provided a starting block for colonies to begin their lives * Tobacco produced substantial amounts of money * Accommodated the locals to have ideal weather conditions to grow crops

49. The economic, social, political, and cultural development of the New England colonies was impacted by the Puritan beliefs that equality amongst all was heavily stressed, the strict codes of moral conducts that were abided, the doctrine of the covenant that was accepted by all members, and the importance of Church membership. * Politically, Church membership was stressed because it a prerequisite for voting in colony elections. * The strict code of moral conducts that were abided by all members help culturally set apart and differentiate between other religious groups, theirs believing that they were living the most just and right way that God would appreciate most. * The doctrine of the covenant helped economically because it entitled all members to work together efficiently to achieve their goals, which meant little or minute amount of discrepancies when involving economic tasks. * Socially, the belief that all were equal in the religion made it easier for the strict moral codes to be followed, so there would be no fault or unorthodox behavior during it.

50. Thesis: The similarities and differences in the lifestyles and patterns of family life of the New England colonists, Chesapeake colonists, and New England Indians were the family bonds, number of family members subsisted in a family, and location/home movement.
* All families and family members had to deal with some kind of labor, whether it be in the fields with agriculture, or tending to the food, everyone had some kind of labor that had to be cared for. * Usually, the men and women got married at younger ages. * The father was the main source for inheritance or receiving any descending benefits (patriarchal).