Competing Claims in North America

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 Cartier- Mont Royal (Montreal)
 Champlain- Quebec
 LaSalle- Lower Mississippi
JamestownThe first permanent English colony in America
(Virginia) 1607.
Cash crop- tobacco
1620- Pilgrims, persecuted for religious beliefs in
England, sought religious freedom.
English forced the Dutch to give up their colony
1754-1763 British defeated the French
Native American labor
 1500-European colonists began using enslaved
Africans. 1500-1600- 300,000 Africans were
transported to the Americas
17th century 40% of all slaves went to Brazil. (3.6
Million)
1.7 million Africans to the West Indies
400,000 to North American colonies
Europe, Africa, and the Americas
The middle leg of the transatlantic trade triangle
The voyage brought captured Africans to the West Indies,
North America, and South America.
About 25% of all Africans died on the ships while
crossing the Atlantic Ocean.
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Competing Claims in North America
New France-Canada
Cartier- Mont Royal (Montreal)
Champlain- Quebec
LaSalle-Lower Mississippi
England-Jamestown- First permanent English colony in America (Virginia) 1607
-Tobacco-Cash crop
-Pilgrims-2nd English Colony, persecuted for religious beliefs in
England, sought religious freedom Plymouth Colony
Puritans-Massachusetts Bay
Dutch East India Company-New Netherlands
English forced the Dutch to give up their colonies
1754- French and Indian War--British defeated French in 1763
The Atlantic Slave Trade
Sugar plantations-tobacco farms
Encomienda system- Native American labor
Native Americans died from disease and warfare
1500 European colonists began using enslaved Africans
Atlantic slave trade-between (1500-1600)-300,000 Africans were transported to the Americas
By 1870, 9.5 million Africans
17th century-40% of all slaves went to Brazil (3.6 million slaves)
England-1.7 million Africans to the West Indies. 400,000 in North American Colonies
African rulers and merchants sold slaves to Muslims, began selling them to the Europeans
Triangular trade-Europe Africa and America
The middle passage-the middle leg of the transatlantic trade triangle.
The voyage that brought captured
Africans to the West Indies, North America and South America
20-25% of all Africans died on the ships while crossing the Atlantic Ocean
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