The Role Of Colonization In The New World

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During the seventeenth century, colonization in the New World was based off of a wide range of different reasons, such as economical purposes. Rather than creating a centralized empire like Spain or France, “…the English crown awarded colonial charters to a wide variety of entrepreneurs, religious idealists, and aristocratic adventurers who established separate and profoundly different colonies” (Divine pg, 39). Since colonial charters were granted to founders of different colonies, colonization eventually became a business venture. After settling in the New World, many people believed “…the major obstacle to successful colonization of the New World had been raising money” (Divine pg. 43). Due to the immeasurable expenses necessary to settle
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