English And English Civilization

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The English were more concerned with finding gold rather than building functioning societies; which were primarily built around biblical teachings, while the Spanish intended for European national power to extend to western civilization beginning with Catholicism and influence of the pope. English settlers were driven from England due to religious practices and perceived themselves as saving the Indians from the Spanish and their tyrannical ways. For the English, owning land would give men control over their own labor and the right to vote in most colonies, and this land possession would show wealth. This new obtained wealth would not only have demonstrated power, but it could also be used to influence a society a certain way to convince others to follow suit. The English believed that their motives for colonization were pure, and that the growth of empire and freedom would always go together, unlike the Spanish. The Spanish and English had different settlement patterns, treatment towards the Native Americans, and same religion in the Americas. First, the Spanish and English had different settlement patterns. The Spanish followed plantations and mining, but the English followed two different patterns of settlement that were plantations in Chesapeake and Carolinas, and family farms in New England and Middle Colonies. Second, the Spanish and the English had similar treatment towards the Native Americans, but they had different ultimate aims. For the Spanish colonists, they
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