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Spanish reasons for settlement
gold, wealth, timber
Spanish colonies economy
looking for raw materials, no substantial resource
Spanish colonies native relations
very hostile, attempted to convert natives to Catholicism
Spanish colonies size
very small colonies (s)
French reasons for settlement
fur trade
French colony economy
traded furs from Natives for guns, horses, and alcohol (hooked natives on alcohol)
French colonies native relations
peaceful with the Huron, hostile with the Iroquois Confederacy
French colonies size
small, mostly men (f)
English reasons for settlement
permanent colonies, religious freedom, economic freedom, political freedom, competition,
English colonies economy
more diverse economy: agriculture (controls food supply), fish, timber (owning land->more people->more land->more crops->more wealth->owning land)
English colonies relations with Natives
really really bad, took land from Natives (e)
English colonies size
very large and populous
New England Colonies reason for settlement
Puritans and Separatists wanted religious freedom, traveled as families (more populations, more education), economic freedom
New England Colonies religion
believed in predestination and strict religious views, priests taught conversion, no religious freedom except for Rhode Island
New England Colonies economy
small family farms, fish, merchants, cities, trade skills, RICH
New England Colonies native relations
very bad (nec)
List of New England Colonies
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire
Middle Colonies reason for settlement
good farming, religious tolerance
Middle Colonies Religion
Quakers, Catholics, pacifists, religious freedom
Middle Colonies Economy
diverse economy: farm, timber, fishing, trading; large populations, very educated
Middle Colonies relations with Natives
pretty friendly
List of Middle Colonies
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland
Southern Colonies reasons for settlement
wealth, mostly poor young men, large wealth gap
Southern Colonies religion
little religious freedom, less educated, less religious, less family values
Southern Colonies economy
indentured servants, less populated, cash crops: tobacco, cotton, indio, sugar
Southern Colonies relations with Natives
negative relations with Natives (sc)
List of Southern Colonies
Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia
Royal Colonies relationship with Britain
direct Britain control
who controls Royal Colonies
king chooses government, colonists choose limited legislature
Intended purpose of Royal Colonies
used to produce wealth for Britain, viewed themselves as British citizens
Proprietary Colonies relationship with Britain
not under British control, self-sufficient
who controlled Proprietary Colonies
land given from king to proprietors, proprietors chose government
Intended purpose of Proprietary Colonies
king got rid of certain groups because he couldn't control them
Charter Colonies relationship with Britain
king owns colony but doesn't control it
who controlled Charter Colonies
colonists vote for governor, colonists vote for legislature
Intended purpose of Charter Colonies
populate New World, give people religious freedom