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Puritan migration to New England

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The Southern Colonies ? The Chesapeake (Virginia & Maryland) ??? A. Virginia (founded in 1607 by Virginia Company) ??????? 1.??? Jamestown, 1607: 1st permanent British colony in New World ??????????????? a. Founded by Virginia Company that received charter from ??????????????????? King James I. ??????????????????? i. Main goals: Promise of gold, conversion of Amerindians ?????????????????????? to Christianity (just like Spain), and new passage through ?????????????????????? North America to the East Indies (Northwest Passage). ??????????????????? ii. Consisted largely of well-to-do adventurers ??????????????? b. Virginia Charter ??????????????????? i. ?Overseas settlers given same rights of Englishmen in ??????????????????????? England
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