Competing Claims In North America

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Competing Claims In North
America
Chloe, Lexi, Bruno, Maddie
New France
• A French colonial base in North America
• Was around present days Montreal and
Quebec
• Dream of reaching the west Indies
Jamestown
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First permanent settlement by the English in Virginia
it was established in 1607
Named after King James
“Thus we lived for the space of five months in this miserable
distress… our men night and day groaning in every corner
of the fort, most pitiful to hear. If there were and conscience
in men, it would make their hearts to bleed to hear the
pitiful murmuring and outcries of our sick men for relief,
every might and day for the space of six weeks: some
departing out of the World, many times three or four in a
night; in the morning their bodies trailed out of their cabins
like dogs, to be buried.” –A Jamestown Colonist
Pilgrims
• Founded the second English colony in
Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620
• They were persecuted for their religious
believes in England and sought religious
freedom
Puritans
• Founded in 1628, the third English colony in
Massachusetts Bay
• They sought religious freedom from England’s
Anglican Church
New Netherland
• Dutch holdings in North America
• It was around the Hudson river, Bay and
Straight
• Settled in 1609
• The Dutch were searching for a north west sea
route to Asia
French and Indian War
• Battle between French and British battle
• The Indians and Native Americans were on the
French side
• They both used their European allies to fight
against each other
• The British won the battle and gained control
of most of North America
How did the British Beat the French?
• The British colonist helped the British army
defeat the French
• Eventually the French surrendered their
colonial holdings
Metacom
• A Native American ruler
• A large war between him and his tribe against
52 British colonies in 1675
• The British won because of its advanced
technology (canons and rifles)
Grievances of the Colonists Towards
The Natives
• They considered the natives heathens (people
without a faith)
• They took the land
• Diseases
– Small pox
– Measles
– Malaria
Grievances from Natives to the
Colonists
• Conflict with religion from their home land
• Not enough food for people (Jamestown)
• Felt the need to push the natives off their land
QUIZ
Question 1: New France
A: The 1st colonial empire for France
B: The base of Frances Colonial empire in North America
C: A base in France
Answer:
B: The base of Frances Colonial empire in
North America
Question 2: Jamestown
A: First permanent settlement in Virginia named after king at the
time
B: Second permanent settlement in Virginia named after King James
at the time
C: First settlement in New England
Answer:
A: First permanent settlement in Virginia named
after king at the time
Question 3: Pilgrims
A: Were from England settled in North America
B: Founded the second English colony in Plymouth, MA
C: The first English colony in North America
Answer:
B: Founded the second English colony in Plymouth, MA
Question 4: Puritans
A: group of people who founded religious freedom
B: Establishment on the Bay
C: a group of people who wanted religious freedom and
founded a larger colony near Massachusetts Bay
Answer:
C: a group of people who wanted religious freedom and
founded a larger colony near Massachusetts Bay
Question 5: New Netherland
A: French holding in North America
B: Dutch holding in North America
C: A Dutch settlement
Answer:
B: Dutch holding in North America
Question 6: French and Indian War
A: French and Natives
B: French and British
C: French and Dutch
Answer:
B: French and British
Question 7: Matacom
A: A town in the Dutch colony
B: King James
C: King Philip
Answer:
C: King Philip

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