English and French Settlers

Isabella Cruz


  • settlement chartered by King James
  • 1607: settled on the coast of Virginia
  • first English settlement in North America


  • A group of Englishmen wanting religious freedom
  • founded the second English colony in 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Horrible Histories - Pilgrim Rap


  • Another group of Englishmen wanting religious freedom from the Anglican Church
  • settled in Massachusetts creating a "New England"

Samuel de Champlain

  • French explorer
  • 1608: sailed up the St. Lawrence River
  • founded Quebec known as "New France"

French and Indian War

  • the French vs. the British
  • fought over land in the Ohio Valley
  • war was apart of the Seven Years War
  • the British win gaining the eastern half of North America