Updated: 2/18/2021

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  • Plymouth
  • Messachusetts Bay
  • Pennsylvania
  • Plymouth was an English colony settled by the Pilgrims (separatists) to avoid religious persecution.
  • Georgia
  • Massachusetts was settled by the Puritans so they could have a safe space to practice their religion away from the Church of England.
  • Roanoke Island
  • Pennsylvania was settle by the Quakers looking for a place to safely practice their religion.
  • Jamestown
  • Georgia was settled by James Oglethorpe to escape debtor's prison with other English people.
  • England settled Roanoke Island for economic reasons.
  • Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement by the Virginia Company for economic reasons.