20.2 European Nations settle in Noth America

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1. Competing Claims in North America

1.1. Explorers Establish New France: French sailed west with dreams of reaching the East Indies

1.1.1. A trading Empire: Frances empire was immense but sparsely populated

1.1.1.1. New France: Frances colonial empire in North America

2. The English Arrive in North America

2.1. The settlement at Jamestown: Colonys start was disastrous because they were more intersted in finding gold then planting crops

2.1.1. Puritans create a "New England": In 1620 a group known as the Pilgrims founded a new English colony, Plymouth, in massachusetts.

2.1.1.1. The Dutch found New Netherland: The Dutch holdings in North America was known as New Netherland

3. native americans respond

3.1. A Strained Relationship: the french and dutch developed a cooperative relationship with the Native americans

3.1.1. Settlers and Native Americans Battle: the hostility between the english settlers and native americans led to warfare.

3.1.1.1. Natives Fall to Disease: in 1616 an epidemic of smallpox ravaged native americans living along the new england coast.

4. the struggle for north america

4.1. the english oust the dutch: duke of york drove the dutch out with the english kings permission

4.1.1. england battles france: the english came hungry for more land they pushed further west, hitting frances land of north america

4.1.1.1. in 1754 the french and indian war started over the conflict of land