New Englanders vs Cheasapeakers

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Alex Boyette
Mr. Ford
18 September 2013
New Englanders vs. Chesapeakers (there is no such thing a a Chesapeaker) The people of the New England region were focused more on families and God. Most of the settlers had left England to be free from religious control of The Church of England. Many of the religious people left because they sought God in a different way and were being repressed by the Christians (how?) because of it. The New Englanders were also more of a neighboring settlement than the Chesapeake region. On board, (name of ship and date) John Winthrop wrote, “We must delight in each other, make others’ conditions our own, rejoice together, mourn together, labor and suffer together, always having before our eyes our
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Smith watched as people would die trying to get gold instead of trying to get food, and he did not like the fact that, “there was no talk…but dig gold, wash gold, refine gold, load gold…”(Doc F). Cpt. Smith was finally able to save the colony of Jamestown from the gold seekers long enough to get the colony stabilize. Once it became more stable people went back to looking for gold or other ways to make money. ( do you know what kind of ways) Many of these money seekers would start up plantations of tobacco and rice to make money. They did not have enough workers to work the field so they had to bring over indentured servants and later African slaves. Not only did they need servants and slave the Chesapeake region also needed an army to fend off Native American attacks and even the Dutch. Even the governor of Virginia ( add his name) knew that he needed more help in defending the region because the people would not join together to fight the Native Americans. The governor of Virginia at the time, Berkeley, sent a message to the King which said, “[We] therefore do most humbly beseech your majesty and your most honorable council to consider that Virginia is intersected by so many vast rivers as makes more miles to defend than we have men o trust to defend them” (Doc G). He was not given many troops and was forced to work with the men and women that lived there. He never had any real form of constitution, and therefore