Take Home Assignment
1. Thesis: The Chesapeake and New England communities both originated from English backgrounds. Their communities had different beliefs and settled in the new world for other reasons. Their differences consisted of social, economic, and political beliefs.
2. Topic Sentence: The Chesapeake colonies set off to the new world in search for gold and riches while the New England colonies set off to find a place were they can freely practice their religious beliefs. The New England colonies had different religious thoughts and when they created laws and rules they based them off of their religious beliefs.
A. Evidence #1 According to articles Of Agreement “We intend by god’s grace, as soon as we can, with all convenient speed, to procure some godly and faithful ministers to whom we purpose to join in church covenant to all walk in all the ways of Christ.”
B. Evidence #2 According to John Winthrop in a Model of Christian Charity he states “We must knit together in this work as one man.”
C. Evidence #3 According to John Winthrop in a Model of Christian Charity he states “so we shall keep the unity of the spirit in the bind of peace.”
3. Topic Sentence: The Chesapeake colonies had many economic issues because they had more important goals to search for all the riches in the new world. All went in search of gold and when the winter came around there were no crops planted so they starved which was called “The Starving Time”.
A. Evidence #1 According to Captain John Smith in the history of Virginia he states “ those of us that had money, spare clothes, credit to give bills and payment, gold rings , or any such commodities, were ever welcome to purchase supplies.”
B. Evidence #2 According to Captain John Smith in the history of Virginia he states ” the worst among us were the gold seekers who were with their golden promises made all men their slaves in hope of recompenses.”
C. Evidence #3 According to