#8  Middle and Southern Colonies

Peter Minuit   (Dutch)
Peter Minuit purchased Manhattan Island for about $24.00

                                                  Watch New Amsterdam 3 min video

New York  first settled by the Dutch  called New Netherlands / New Amsterdam
Duke of York
  (British) (duke video)

        1. Took colony from feisty Dutch governor Peter Stuyvesant

"New Jersey"  founded by Carteret, Berkeley
William Penn  founder of Pennsylvania as 
                        a haven for Quakers
"Go betweens" were Quaker interpreters who settled disputes between Native Americans and Quaker settlers.
    Watch Pennsylvania 5 min video

William Penn made a treaty with the Indians.
 Philadelphia - city of brotherly love

Delaware - given to Penn for access to the sea


Southern Colonies

Virginia: Jamestown the first settlement

Lord Baltimore founds Maryland as a haven for Catholics.

Carolinas  -  founded by 8 noblemen

    James Oglethorpe founder of  Georgia - 1733
                                as a haven for debtor prisoners

Foundations of Freedom

    1.  1607  -  1733    -  125 years for the founding 
                                            of 13 colonies

    2.  All settlers came for some kind of freedom.

    3.  Strong belief in Bible, representative gov,
            and frugality.

                                                                                                                        Watch 5 min video on Tobacco:

Textbook Questions:

1.  Read "Precious Stink" p 32 
Who did the Virginia settlers compete with for the tobacco trade?

Why did Rolfe's tobacco receive better reviews? a milder variety  

Why is tobacco so harmful today? spreads disease and kills

What does a pack of cigarettes cost? $5.13

2.  Read "Skull and Crossbones " p 33 

How did Captain Johnson describe Blackbeard's hair? like a meteor that covered his whole face

How did Blackbeard die? swordfight

Who is considered a pirate like Blackbeard in movies today? Captain Jack Sparrow

Photo Credits:

Hooker: http://www.hartfordhistory.net/hooker75.jpg

Williams: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/web03/features/bio/images/1620.0008.jpg

Last Update: September 14, 2018

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