The Colony

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  • Proprietary Colony Colony

    Royal Colony: Was a type of colony that was under the jurisdiction of the crown of a royal country like England, France and Spain. In England’s case, a royal governor who carried out the instructions of the crown, which weren’t exactly commands to the governor, more like strong suggestions, ruled each of these types of colonies. The significance of the royal colony is that it brought the idea of micromanaging countries. This would later on make the United States have governors to govern their state and mayors to oversee the city/town. Proprietary Colony: Was a type of the colony was owned by an individual with the direct responsibility of the king. Proprietor selected a governor, who served as the authority figure for the property, but a person or family were to make laws and appoint officials owned these colonies. The significance of the proprietary colony was that it made it clear that you did not have to be a royal descendant to become a leader. This would definitely affect our world today since we elected official since it made it possible for one person able to one day become a leader. Lord Baltimore: The Lord Baltimore would establish Maryland as a place of refuge for Catholics. Baltimore unsuccessful attempts to reconstitute the English…

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  • Southern Colonies Essay

    Many Europeans, including French, Dutch, and British, came to the New World for their own reach such as a settlement. They had to adapt to new environments, learn about Native Americans, and develop new institutions. The Southern Colonies was the first region that these Europeans, especially British settlers, came to the New World for seeking riches, resources, and trading opportunities. And these purposes brought them to settle in new lands. The Southern Colonies consisted of Virginia,…

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  • Hypocrisy: Life In The Colony Of Britain

    We as a colony have suffered much over great amount of time. Almost every reason we have suffered has been due to the British and their fellow loyalists who walk among us. The inflict taxes on us that make it harder to live in this already arduous colony. It takes guts, strength and will to live here unlike back in the pampered villages of England. We must maintain every penny and every square foot of land to help us succeed. I know many of you may see what I’m saying as hypocrisy, but it is…

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  • Northern Colonies Vs Southern Colonies

    The colonies were developed by the people’s intentions as well as the environmental climate in which they landed. However, almost all of the colonies did not reach the intended purpose of their establishment. The different environments and ideas led to many similar as well as many completely different ways of life. The southern and northern colonies both developed because of their specific circumstances as well as the people who live there. There were many similarities in the Southern Colonies.…

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  • The Jamestown Colony

    The Jamestown Colony was a success, however, who was responsible for this success? John Rolfe, a tobacco farmer who boosted the economy of Jamestown by bringing a new cash crop, and John Smith, a military man whose leadership allowed the colony to become a competitive force in the New World. Jamestown was beset by many obstacles in its youth; From attacks by militant Indians, to poor sanitation practices, as well as a lack of experience living in a ‘farm for sustenance’ lifestyle. Jamestown had…

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  • Virginia Colonies Vs New England Colonies Essay

    During the 17th century, many Europeans, especially the English came over to America in search of a life better than the one they had in England. In the early to mid 1600s, two different groups of people, the participants from the Virginia Company and the Puritans. Despite this similarity, both the participants and the Puritans had other intentions of moving to America and with this, many other differences. Taking all the advantages and disadvantages the two groups had into consideration, the…

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  • Chesapeake Colonies Vs New England Colonies

    The people who came to the New England and Chesapeake colonies shared England as their birthplace, but not much else. The colonies developed into two distinct societies because of the social, economic, political and religious differences among the immigrants. Religion was valued greatly by New Englanders, and not nearly as much by Chesapeake settlers. Physical climate and economic motivations had an impact on why the colonies were formed. Demography was also a key factor in forming the different…

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  • Early Jamestown Colonies

    Jamestown, Virginia was the first colony to be founded. All the known British colonies especially those which were located in the South American region were put into two major regions, Chesapeake colonies, which held the famous Maryland as well as Virginia. There were also the southern colonies which included Georgia and the North and South Carolina. Setting up of camp in Maryland was due to the need of seeking a safe haven for the English Catholics who were the subject of unending persecution…

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  • The Pilgrims In The Plymouth Colony

    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…

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  • Southern Colonies Essay

    1. How did the development of public education differ in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Colonies? In the Northern Colonies, many areas were founded by a religious group called the Puritans. These Puritans lived really close to each other and thus many small towns were able to form. Since the majority of people belonged to the Puritan group, a public educational system was able to be agreed upon. Thus, public schools existed in the Northern American colonies. In the Middle Colonies, many…

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