Plymouth vs. Jamestown

By: Samuel Ratledge

Year established

Jamestown- 1607

Plymouth- 1620


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.