American History Lecture Five:
The Restoration Colonies
• The pilgrims and Puritans both came to New England from moving from
England to Holland (1607-1609). They then get on the Mayweather and
come to the Unites States. In 1691 their colony is absorbed by the Puritan
bay colony in MA.
• There was a great migration into this area, thus explaining why big towns
were set up, unlike the planters in Virginia. They resembled British towns
where people would all live in town together, but farmland was spread out
in fields. The Church was the most important to them, proving that
Puritans ran the town.
• Puritans had to diversify because of the lack of farming foods. The New
England economy is very mixed and relies on everyone to help pitch in.
This made the food