Unit #1: Colonization I Can Statements PreCheck I Can Statement I can describe Spain’s economic and religious motive for colonizing the “New World” I can describe France’s economic and religious motive for colonizing the “New World” I can describe the common motivation for settlement between England, France, and Spain. I can describe the religious motivation for the Pilgrim settlement in Plymouth. I can describe the religious motivation for the Puritan settlement in Massachusetts Bay. I can describe the religious motivation for Catholics settling in Maryland. I can describe the religious motivation for Quakers settling in Pennsylvania. I can describe the economic motivation for the establishment of Jamestown, Virginia and how tobacco played an important role in the colony’s success. I can describe the Interactions between Native Americans varied from cooperative (Pilgrims & Squanto, Pocahontas & John Smith/Rolfe) to hostile (Powhatan & starving time in Jamestown, King Phillip). I can describe that the above interactions include alliances, exchanges of agriculture (corn, fertilization, etc), culture (religion, language, customs, etc) and disease. I can describe that in order to provide needed labor in the colonies the Europeans created the concept of indentured servitude. I can describe the reasons why the system of indentured servitude was replaced by slavery. I can describe the reasons why cash crops and slavery flourished in the south rather than in the north. I can describe that the institution of slavery was sustained by the economic need for labor. In turn, slaves were considered to be valuable pieces of property. PostCheck Notes Unit #1: Colonization I Can Statements I can describe the methods in which Slaves attempted to resist slavery, how effective these attempts were, and the punishments that were imposed as a result of these attempts. I can describe the specific types of governments that were created on a colonial level that promoted democratic ideals. (Representative Democracy and Direct Democracy). I can describe that the French and Indian war was a territorial conflict between France and Britain and the corresponding results of Britain’s victory. I can analyze based upon geographic influences, the economic differences between the New England colonies the Middle Colonies, and the Southern colonies. I can describe how the colonies began to establish and recognize the rights and responsibilities of it’s citizens (Voting).