Answer to Question #71338 in Other History for leah
how were the plymouths settlers different from the jamestown settlers?
There are next differences between plymouths and jamestown settlers [1-2]: Location: -Jamestown: Virginia, warm climate, defensive position, good for plantations -Plymouth: Massachusetts, cold climate, good harbor, thin rocky soil, lumbering, shipbuilding, fishing and trade prospered Reasons for Colony: -Jamestown: claiming land and riches -Plymouth: escaping religious persecution Early Setbacks: -Jamestown: inexperience, unwillingness to work, poor Indian relations, disease, starvation -Plymouth: hunger, disease, environmental hazards Religious Differences: -Jamestown: Anglican church -Plymouth: Puritans Government: -Jamestown: representative gov. -Plymouth: self-gov. agreement- Mayflower Compact Relations With Indians: -Jamestown: unstable relations with Powhatans -Plymouth: good relations until war was later declared in 1636
Answer: location, reasons for colony, early setbacks, religious differences, government, relations with Indians Sources: 1. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1915541 2. https://www.apstudynotes.org/us-history/topics/the-first-english-settlements/