Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Pick a colony, any colony

Sketch of New York Harbor by Captain Thomas Howdell

So far this semester, we've looked at the colonies of Portugal (briefly), Spain, France, the Netherlands and England. Imagine that you can choose any colony in which to settle and try to make your fortune. Which would you choose? What factors influenced your decision over the other colonies?

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