New England Colonies Colonized

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Great Britain colonized the new world for economic, social, and political purposes. In doing so, the British founded the thirteen colonies under the crown of the king, Jamestown, Virginia being the first. The British forms a self-government that makes the colonies a republic because the people of the colonies vote for a person to represent them. With the British, creating a self-government that changes as documents are written, signed, and released, conflict arose between Great Britain and the new world, and the British and the natives. Economic reasons that the British went to the new world are gold, social reasons are God, and political reasons are to break away from the crown. The British colonized the new world in seek of the 3 G’s (God, …show more content…

Corporate colonies are operated by joint- stock companies, and compose of Jamestown . Royal colonies are under direct authority of individuals and the king’s government, and compose of Virginia . Proprietary colonies are under authority of individuals given charters of ownership by the king, and compose of Maryland and Pennsylvania . In order to classify as a corporate, proprietary, or royal colony the colonists split by religion, geography, and money, forming the New England, middle, and southern colonies. The New England colonies consisted of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The middle colonies were made of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The southern colonies were made of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The New England colonies only farmed enough for their families because the soil was not fertile and there were long winters, which made the farming seasons short . The New England colonies were mostly Anglican religion and were evenly distributed on the social pyramid …show more content…

Which was founded by people of the colony of Virginia. The House of Burgesses grew by the Mayflower Compact of 1620. Which states “…combine our selves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid;…” the mayflower compact gave a broader meaning of self- government and constitution because that is what is was written for. The mayflower compact was the character of government found in the New England colonies. Adult males only contracted the mayflower compact because they were the ones that were picked to go on the trip and got to take their families, if they had any, along with them. Not only were males the only ones who signed the mayflower compact but they were the only ones to be picked as representatives for their colony. Forty- one men signed the mayflower compact; in signing, they agreed to all terms stated. Such as, they will create their own government but still obey the laws of the king. Which later was found false because the British were trying to break away from the crown as their political purpose of leaving Great

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