English and French Settlers

Walter McDevitt

The English

Jamestown was an English settlement in Virginia in 1607. Pilgrims were settlers from England who went to America looking for religious freedom and made an English colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Puritans had the same story as the pilgrims except they settled the first English colony in a different area of Massachusetts.

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The French

Samuel de Champlain was a French sailor who sailed up the St. Laurence River just of the coast of Canada in 1608. He founded modern day Quebec which was known as New France. The French and Indian War was a war faught between France and England to claim the Ohio valley as theirs. The French ended up losing the war the English and they lost the Eastern half of North America.

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