From 1500 to 1700, the english colonization of the chesapeake region and the spanish colonization of the central/south american region varied greatly in their primary motivations for settlement and the lasting effects imprinted into both societies. For the english in the new world there are really three labor options one is to transport people from england to the new world another is to employ or exploit the indigenous labor. Spain had most of the new world to itself for about a century before other european nations began serious efforts to establish their own american colonies french explorers stories of the new world intrigued french rulers.
English colonies were a bit different, most people might try and say they were nicer than the spanish (quick extraction of resources, enslavement etc) but what it mostly comes down to is the fact there wasn't actually much in the way of resources in north america. Motives for exploration - the new world christopher columbus made one of the most famous voyages of exploration in 1492 when he sailed from palos, spain in search of a route to asia and the indies. The english colonies in the 1600s, english settlers arrived in north america -english colonization differed from spanish & french because the english gov't had no desire to create a centralized empire in the new world -different motivations by english settlers led to different types of colonies. Spanish conquest in the new world was driven by the three `g`s—gold, glory, and gospel in his drive to gather riches, columbus (and later conquistadors) enslaved and decimated the local populations.
England was the second country to colonize the new world after spain different reasons motivated england to colonize the new world this essay discusses these reasons and their similarities and differences in spain's and england's motives of colonization. 2-3 reasons for english colonization skip navigation english colonization of the new world - duration: motivations for english colonization - duration:. Motivations of european colonization in the new world (1585-1763 ce) hannah karlsrud tracy stepka mitchel l savage thomas mock paul garlock dear student. Many english people migrated over to the new word for religious reasons they would come over to avoid religious persecutions the english people also had bad relations with the indians. English motivations for colonizing the new world english as a world language the english language is the most popular language in the worldthis is because of many reasons which include the that fact that it is the international language which is used between states.
Secondary motivations included finding a sea passage through the new world to asia and the indies, establishing colonies and outposts to demonstrate english power and influence, and spreading christianity and a european definition of civilization to the native people. - the principle justification offered by the europeans for their colonization of asia & africa was the moral and technological superiority of the western world as the europeans saw it, the spread of the european way of life would substantially increase living standards for the colonized. The main spanish motives for colonization were for gold, god and glory many european nations were beginning to look towards new lands after the catastrophic bubonic plague that killed more than a third of the people on the continent and damaged the already weak economy. See also the article travail et migrations forcés dans les colonies européennes in the ehne introduction in world history, no continent has possessed so many different forms of colonies and none has so incomparably defined access to the world by means of a civilising mission as a secular programme as did modern europe. In striving for world leadership, england came into conflict with spain, as shown by raids of the english sea captains sir john hawkins and sir francis drake upon spain's colonies in the new world and upon spanish treasure ships in 1588, when war broke out between england and spain, drake and the other sea captains annihilated the invincible.
English, french, and spanish colonies: a comparison new world's fate france and spain, for instance, to govern themselves as long as they followed english. • central colonies - new york, new jersey, pennsylvania, and delaware • southern colonies - virginia, maryland, north carolina, south carolina and georgia the thirteen colonies motivation was clearly defined by the diverse activities of each of the areas. The three reasons the spanish had for colonizing are usually listed as gold, god, and glory gold meant that one of the goals of spanish colonization was to find gold or to otherwise get.
Coastal bend college does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Motivations for jamestown colonization • economic prosperity • single men hoped to make fortunes in virginia and return to england • previous explores brought home. Unruly poor were encouraged to leave england for the new world masterless men the english increasingly viewed america as a land where a man could control his own labor and thus gain economic independence, particularly through the ownership of land.
During the process of european colonization, this process of enslavement and control was repeated throughout the new world indigenous peoples were enslaved and set to work producing commodities for export to the old world. Comparing settlement patterns: new spain, new france, new england early spanish, french, & english permanent settlements tried to transplant european forms into the new world environment, in the effort to make the new world environment look like the old one. The british colonization of the americas (including colonization by both the english and the scots) began in 1607 in jamestown, virginia, and reached its peak when colonies had been established throughout the americas.