Plymouth vs. Jamestown

By: Samuel Ratledge

Year established

Jamestown- 1607


Plymouth- 1620

Location

Jamestown- Virginia/eastern coast.


Plymouth- Massachusetts/Northeast corner of the US.

Who established it?

Jamestown- Virginia company of London/John Smith.


Plymouth- The Pilgrims.

Reason Established

Jamestown- To discover new land.


Plymouth- The pilgrims left for religious reasons and discovered Plymouth.

Type of goverment.

Jamestown- House of burgesses.


Plymouth- Self government.

Fun Facts

Jamestown- If Jamestown didn't make it Virginia might not of existed.


Plymouth- They are not sure if the rock they have today is the actual Plymouth rock.