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Colonizing the Americas

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on 15 May 2015

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Colonizing the Americas
A brief Introduction
verb (used with object), colonized, colonizing.
1. to establish a colony in; settle:
England colonized Australia.
2. to form a colony of:
Colo-what?
The British colonies that formed the original 13 states of the United States:

New Hampshire
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Connecticut
New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Delaware
Maryland
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia.
Just the Facts
Mr. Wilborn 5th Grade
Colonize [kol-uh-nahyz]
Colony [kol-uh-nee]
noun, plural colonies.
1.a group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to, or connected with, the parent nation.
2.The country or district settled or colonized :
3. any people or territory separated from but subject to a ruling power.



In our case the "ruling power" would be The British Empire.

Why Colonize?

Wealth
Worship
World Domination!
Who: William Penn
What: Founder of a American Colony
Why: Religious freedom
When: 1682
Where: Pennsylvania

Just the Facts
Pilgrims vs Puritans
Set sail for America 1620
Set Sail for America 1630
Separated from the Church of England "separatist"
Reformers
(They want to help fix or reform the Church of England)
Settlement, Plymouth Mass.
Settlement, Mass Bay Colony town named Boston
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