European Colonization of 18th-19th Centuries

Analyze colonies 18th-19th century in America, especially European colonies in North America, and discuss what problems of the founders as compared to others.

What were the different motivations of the founders of Virginia as compared to those of Massachusetts? What aspect of the Dutch national experience made their colony of New Netherlands different from other early 17th-century European colonies in North America? How did the colony of Rhode Island reflect the (unpopular) religious ideas of its founder, Roger Williams? What rights, as British subjects, did the American revolutionary separatists feel had been denied them by King George III?