Compare And Contrast Jamestown And Plymouth Colony

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One of the greatest similarities between Jamestown and Plymouth colony is that they were both founded by individuals in search of something. However, this “something” differed greatly. The Pilgrims came to the new world in search of the opportunity to practice their religion without interference from the English monarchy, while the charter to form the Jamestown colony by James I was primarily for monetary gain. Investment in The Virginia Company of London was fueled by the exploration of a trade route to Asia as well as searching for gold that was rumored to be abundant in the new world. The overall work ethic of the aristocratic businessmen of Jamestown was poor which eventually led to food shortages. The Separatists, who believed

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