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Describe France’s interest in North America. 5. Which religion did France and Spain bring to North America? Extension Activity Think about all that you learned about the first settlements. Now, imagine you are looking for more people to emigrate and settle in North America. Write a speech that promotes the North American settlements. Learn all about America’s First Settlements and the struggles and people who made this country what it is today. The size and shape of America wasn’t always as we know it today.

His History of Plimoth Plantation, 1620-1646 is the basis for all accounts of the Plymouth Colony. ” Squanto (died 1622) - Pawtuxet Indian of Massachusetts, acted as interpreter for the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony and helped them learn to survive. Hutchinson, Anne (1591-1643) - English colonist and religious leader. Banned from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for her views, she helped settle Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Pocahontas (1595-1617) - Daughter of Chief Powhatan and wife of Jamestown settler, John Rolfe.

3. Who were the Puritans? 4. What did Squanto teach the Pilgrims? 5. Who brought the first slave ship to the North American continent? 46 Glossary annex (AN-ex): to add territory by conquest or occupation asylum (uh-SYE-luhm): a place of shelter and protection charter (chahr-tuhr): a grant or guarantee from a state or country convict (KAHN-vikt): a person who has been found guilty of a crime emigration (im-uh-GRA-shuhn): the movement of a person or group away from a place or country frigate (FRI-git): a light boat driven by sails; a small warship horde (HORD): a crowd or swarm in earnest (in er-nuhst): having a determined and serious state of mind; sincere incriminate (in-krim-uh-NATE): to charge with a crime or show proof of involvement in a crime or fault intermediary (in-tuhr-MEE-dee-ary): a go-between or agent jury (juhr-ee): a body of persons sworn to give a verdict according to the evidence presented land grant (land GRANT): a transfer of land by the government to another party Parliament (pahr-lu-muhnt): the law-making body of government in England radical (rad-uh-kuhl): tending to extremes, for example in politics, desiring to make extreme changes in existing views or institutions Reformation (REH-for-may-shuhn): a major change in western Christianity that developed between the 14th and 17th centuries.

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