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Queen Elizabeth I gave him a charter to establish a colony in Virginia late in the 16th century. Later on, in 1606, the London Company was given a charter to own land in the area in the Virginia territory. The incorporation of the company and the subsequent operations in Virginia resulted to establishment of permanent settlements in Jamestown, which was named after King James I. Christopher Newport founded the town in 1607. The region did not lack its challenges, the Starving Time occurred in 1609 claiming many lives. In addition, there was conflict between the various groups that settled in this region. For example, the Indian Massacre made the colonists to perceive the area in a negative way. The Anglo-Powhatan wars also destabilized the peace in the region. There were many lives lost during this period.
The colonizers ad established residence in Virginia and had got used to the challenges in the region by 1624. At this time up to 3400 settlers had stabilized in Virginia. To complement their scheme of taking hold of the region, more people came in especially due to the demand for tobacco, which facilitated trade and farming in the region. The population exponentially increased especially after the headright system was established to find a solution to the labor problem that existed at the time. In 1619, workers were sought from Africa. Slave trade and slavery was to be introduced much later and was incorporated in the Virginia statutes in 1661. In 1667, there arose more conflicts between the ruling class and the workers resulting to the Bacon’s Rebellion. This resulted to the signing of the Middle plantation Treaty in 1677.
In contrast to Virginia, New England was under many companies. King James I issued a charter for Plymouth and London Companies to explore the New England territory; use it for income generating activities as they returned the profit to their home country. The exploration of New
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Basically, history refers to knowledge about the past that is acquired through collection, discovery, organization, dissemination, and presentation of information concerning past events of man or a given society.
Amazingly, they had little knowledge on adjacent colonies since they could hear of uprisings taking place in their neighborhoods from right England. It showed divergence in status and structure defined by the intentions of their founding fathers. Religious persecutions in England forced immigration from East Anglia, east part of England.
The English men had emigrated from their land due to their religious indifferences that had caused a commotion in Europe. This group, the puritans had a mission to cleanse the church beginning with the freedom of religious beliefs. They had requested for a church reform early in 16th century which the English authority and the powerful Catholic faith leadership had refuted.
However, the town offers significant value in the history of American since 1607, though many recognize the town with a negative image. Many view Jamestown as the damaging sites of thousands of poor Englishmen and women, who were dumped in Jamestown, suffering greatly as a result (Harshaw 110).
w Jerseys (East and West), Pennsylvania and Jamestown while New England composed of included Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Haven. While these immigrants came from the same country and spoke the same tongue, they proved to become
The constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia and led to the creation of US Constitution used today. Some of the key frameworks leading to the constitution were Virginia and New Jersey plans.
Both propose that the national government comprise of three branches: the legislature or congress, the executive and judiciary. The national legislature (Congress) was to consist of two branches: the senate and the lower house but both were representatives of the