20.2 European Nations settle in Noth America

20.2 European Nations settle in Noth America
the struggle for north america
the english oust the dutch: duke of york drove the dutch out with the english
kings permission
england battles france: the english came
hungry for more land they pushed further west,
hitting frances land of north america
in 1754 the french and indian war started over
the conflict of land
native americans respond
A Strained Relationship: the french and dutch
developed a cooperative relationship with the
Native americans
Settlers and Native Americans Battle: the
hostility between the english settlers and native
americans led to warfare.
Natives Fall to Disease: in 1616 an epidemic of
smallpox ravaged native americans living along
the new england coast.
The English Arrive in North America
The settlement at Jamestown: Colonys start was
disastrous because they were more intersted in
finding gold then planting crops
Puritans create a "New England": In 1620 a
group known as the Pilgrims founded a new
English colony, Plymouth, in massachusetts.
The Dutch found New Netherland: The Dutch
holdings in North America was known as New
Netherland
Competing Claims in North America
Explorers Establish New France: French sailed west with dreams of reaching the East Indies
A trading Empire: Frances empire was
immense but sparsely populated
New France: Frances colonial empire
in North America
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