Colonial Region Activity
By: Katie Brenneke Hour 6, Section 1
Visit the First Permanent English Settlement!
Tuesday, Sep. 11th 1607 at 12am
Jamestown, VA, United States
New York, New York!
Thursday, Sep. 11th 1664 at 12am
New York, NY, United States
New York, NY
Friday, Sep. 11th 1620 at 12am
Plymouth, MA, United States
Explore Chesapeake Bay!
The Bay is located on the east cost, surrounded by both Maryland and Virginia and can be visited year round. Come and visit a place that endures all different animals, in different shapes and sizes, and explore the bay restoration that is happening now.
Discover the Ohio River!
You may want to Jump in and take a swim in this astonishing blue river, but you can only do so in certain areas!. The river is home to about 20 dams that regulate the water and its flow, some areas are closed off to people, but others are great to take a dip! Whichever state you may be in, come and discover the Ohio River.
1. Explain British's purpose for establishing the Georgia colony and the Pennsylvania
The British established the colonies of Georgia and Pennsylvania for very specific reasons. They establish Georgia as a social experiment. They put all of the persecuted people of England in this colony to act as a border between them and the Spanish which were settling in Florida. They also established Pennsylvania for an experiment, but for a religious experiment. They started a Quaker society that was accepting of everyone.
2. Describe William Penn's vision for Pennsylvania.
William Penn envisioned Pennsylvania to be a new way of life. It was meant to be a place of no religion and no government, a place that accepted anyone and everyone. He established a Quaker society for people in search of the new world.
3. What was the name of New York City prior to English control?
New York City was named New Amsterdam prior to English control.
4. How did the English divide up New York?
After the English renamed New York, they divided up the colony into loyalties. They then began to flourish.
5. Why did the English focus their early colonization efforts on the North and South
The English focused on the Carolina's because they had rich agricultural potntial. They then started plantations and became rich in crops which made them an economic hub, and gaining them a lot of money.