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    Imagine yourself on the Mayflower, staring out into the open sea. The harsh storm going on tossed your ship around, and all the tossing and spinning made you feel seasick! This was one of the many challenges that the Plymouth Colony Pilgrims had to face. I believe that the Plymouth Colony faced many hardships during their attempt to create a new colony. The three main challenges that the Pilgrims faced were the unpleasant conditions during their voyage, arriving at Cape Cod instead of their original destination, Virginia, and having to work in the harsh winter weather. All in all, the Plymouth Colony faced many challenges, but they still remained strong through these times. One reason why I think the Pilgrims in the Plymouth Colony faced…

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    that would be both fertile and defendable against outside threats. The Englishmen correspondingly received orders from King James I, the charterer of the Virginia Company, to spread Christianity, to discover treasure, and to discover a rite of passage to the Pacific Ocean. Upon their arrival, they searched for what would be the most ideal area to colonize. Once the search concluded, they settled upon the Chesapeake Bay, which they believed was apt to the criterion. However, they prioritized…

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    The Plymouth Then second permanent English settlement in North America was founded in 1620 by settlers, including a group of religious who later founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the Pilgrims believed that the Church of England could not be reformed. Rather than attempting to purify the church the Pilgrims desired a total separation. Dissenters commonly referred to as the Pilgrims Though theologically very similar to the Puritans The Plymouth Colony met of being separated, but They was…

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    would often start to feel queasy. Anyways, violent storms would batter our merchant ship. One of the storms had been so rough that a support beam had broke. Thankfully, a “great iron screw” had been brought along just in case. At the end of the expedition, only one man had died and two children were born. (Mayflower and Mayflower Compact.) Landrem 2 Sometime after we arrived to…

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    Jamestown was America's first permanent English colony in 1607. The settlement went through a series of problems. A lot of people died due to disease and lack of food. They also did not have a government. They made relations with the Indians to trade with them. Eventually they decided they needed a leader and Captain John Smith became the colonies leader in 1608. Smith provided food to only those who worked. He had a strong “no work, no food” policy. He then died in 1631 and his departure led to…

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    Traveling aboard the Susan Constant 104 men landed in Virginia in 1607 in a region that they decided to name Jamestown after one of the kings of Britain, known as King James I. Thirteen years later, 102 settlers aboard the Mayflower which landed in Massachusetts at a place they named Plymouth. Jamestown and Plymouth were the two original colonies that settled in America, although these two colonies came to America about the same point of time they didn’t have the similar reasons for why to head…

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    Jamestown and Plymouth colonies both had their own reasons for settling in the new world. They had different ways of living which led to different successions within their colonies. While both Jamestown and Plymouth colonies thrived for a better way of life, the comparison and contrasts between their beliefs on government and politics, economy and trade, and Indian relations widely vary. Secondly, while both Jamestown and Plymouth colonies thrived for a better way of life, the comparison and…

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    better for these two colonies. Both, Jamestown and Plymouth, came to the ‘new world’ to create a better future for themselves as individuals and a society. Of course, both were very different in many ways, from where they landed to who came. What was truly was different, but similar at the same time, was the their encounters in the ‘new world’. The Jamestown colony came over from England to take the riches here. The British people heard about the sights of gold and silver in this land. When…

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    John Demos is an American Author and a professor for Yale University. Within John Demos’ article, “Notes on Life in Plymouth Colony,” Demos displays the movement and expansion of early colonies especially Plymouth. The topic of the article focuses on movement of colonies in comparison between the traditional colonies and Plymouth, in which Plymouth does not fit within that category (Demos, 1965, p.264). Demos argues that the concept of a traditional colony is static, does not fit in terms of…

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    to do this, the Jamestowne and Plymouth colonies would be formed. Though these colonies were similar in some ways they were largely different. Economically, Jamestowne was the most profitable of the two colonies even though Jamestowne did not always return a profit to England. Because the Virginia Company thought the new world would contain an abundance of gold and silver, the majority of the crew on the Jamestowne colonist ships were gold miners, jewelry smiths, and noble in nature. The…

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