Long, hot summers and mild winters
Broad rivers, swamps, and wetlands
Broad coastal plains with fertile soil
Harsh winters and rocky, hilly land
Many countries and cultures.
Debtors from England.
Pilgrims and Puritans.
Africans escaping slavery.
Build societies based on religious freedom.
Stop indentured servants from coming to America.
Govern themselves and solve their own problems.
Solve conflicts with Native Americans peacefully.
Slaves were cheaper to buy than indentured servants.
Africans were hard workers and used to farming.
Slaves did not gain their freedom after a few years.
Africans' dark skin made it harder for them to escape to freedom.
An elected assembly.
The king's governor.
Worked in shops and stores.
Attended free public schools.
Came to America as slaves.
Lived on small family farms.
Only Parliament had the power to impose taxes.
The people had the right to petition the government.
Even the king of England must obey the law.
The king did not have to share power with anyone.
Spelled out the rights they had as English citizens.
Gave them the right to elect members of Parliament.
Defined crimes and punishments for the colonists.
Ended the king's power to appoint colonial governors.
Choose how they should be punished for minor crimes.
Ask the government to do something or make a change.
Educate their children in church schools or at home.
Organize fairs with contests and entertainment.
Inheriting a title.
Getting an education.
Making a lot of money.
Attending church regularly.
Hoping to build better lives.
To escape poverty and debt.
In search of religious freedom.
As slaves against their will.
All of above