Reasons For True Colonization Of North America

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When Christopher Columbus first reached the New World, the purpose of his journey was to expand English beliefs and religion. Having been clearly documented, this theory is proven in Columbus’s letter to Ferdinand and Isabella written in 1494 “there shall be a church, and parish, and priests or friars … for the conversions of Indians” (#1). True colonization of North America did not follow this expedition until the early 16th century; however, the reasoning for settling this new land still remained the same 1000 years later. Colonization of North America was an attempt by different religious groups from England, France and other European nations to expand their faiths. The region that came to be known as New England in North America was settled

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