American Settlers In The Early 1600's

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Some of the settlers in the early 1600's included groups of unaccomplished and unskilled Englishmen lurred by the promise of free land.(53) Tempted by adventure and possibility of a better future the troubled Irish and English came to America as endentured slaves.(56) Travelers from Spain were mostly priest and soldiers. They mainly settled in Florida and New Mexico with the intention of gaining gold and converting the Natives to catholicism.(81) Pennsilvania started with Quakers from England and Holland but its sucess atracted Scotts-Irish and German settlers looking for land. The Pennsilvania colony was comprised of artisans, mariners, merchants, farmers, and professionals. This diverse community proved to be quite a sucess based on its

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