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Survey of United States History 2110 Week 2 The Virginia Company Joint stock funds New World Exploration 1607 Jamestown discovered, come with the search for profit not lasting colony John Smith – leader of Jamestown colony 1609 Smith injured in gunpowder incident 1612 John Rolfe, discovers Tobacco (cash crop) Political Rights first legislation 1619, Headright system (lord grants land to settlers) Indentured Servants 80% of settlers, ¾ men = servants, 1525 years Law Infringements = more time × good land taken as time passes × cannot vote w/o good land × no good land = no tobacco × no turn of profit = economically locked out 1616 – Bacon’s Rebellion (Nathaniel Bacon) Poor servants/slaves looking for freedom, black and white, Catalyst for racial slavery (blacks seeing themselves as equals to whites, separation is way to conquer blacks) New England Colonies 1620 Plymouth, not large, no lasting influence (pilgrims) 1630 Puritans (want to purify the Church of England, Mass Bay = New World Colony John Winthrop, Puritan leader recruits middle class with means, no poor. Large immigration to Mass Bay 700 people first boat. (pop. grows through reproduction) Puritans can group to settle a town (founders split land based on factors family size, employment) Labor = shipbuilding, tinder, farming. Foundation of labor = diversity of wage Puritans; 1. Literacy/Education for all – high importance. Hornbook (common way of learning how to read) Roger Williams banished for believing in separation of church and state, and fair treatment of Natives. Founded Rhode Island 2. The Covenant (promise to follow God’s word) must be followed. 3. Predestination – believe Humans are born bad; can only be redeemed through divine intervention. believe only certain # of people go to heaven “THE ELITE” only God knows those who are saved, cannot change your status Not big fans of being idle, idleness allows for Satan to take hold. Social order Hierarchy, Husband = head of house, Family = obedient to his order, Wife is unequal partner. Children looked at as evil in the purest form (taught to reign impulses, given chores as soon as they walk to prevent idleness) Master/Servant relationship b/t Men and Mentor during Apprenticeship, men leave to work with master for 810 years.
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