To escape religious persecution.
They both were forced to leave by England.
They wanted to explore new lands.
They just wanted to.
Trade, fishing, and ship building.
Tobacco, rice, and indigo.
Cash crops like corn.
They could not make money so they starved to death and returned to England.
The were not important
It provided purpose for people living in the colonies.
Any product they produced was of the highest quality.
It provided jobs for the people.