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GENESEE ACADEMY SOCIAL SCIENCE

LESSON TWO
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COLONIAL ENGLISH

The English claimed a part of the area that would become the United States.  However, they began 100 years after the Spanish.  Why?  What part did the English Civil War play in English colonization? Who were the people who began the thirteen different colonies?  What were the goals for these separate groups?

TERMS TO CONSIDER
 
New England
Puritans
Mayflower Compact
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Quakers
Virginia
Oliver Cromwell
Cavaliers

AP EXAM QUESTION
2006 FORM A, PART B
Question 2
Analyze the difference between the Spanish settlements in the Southwest and the English colonies in New England in the seventeeth century in terms of TWO of the following.
Politics
Religion
Economic development

READING TO CONSIDER
after reading: SOAPS

 
 
 
 
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