Many of the original English colonists were religious separatists from the Church of England (i.e., the Pilgrims in Plymouth and the Puritans in Massachusetts Bay Colony). Why were these groups eager to settle colonies in North America? as punishment by the King of England-A Both the Puritans and the Pilgrims were captive slaves of the colonial settlers.-B religious freedom and financial opportunities-C The Puritan and Pilgrim religious doctrines call for isolationism-D
In 1732, Georgia was founded as a proprietary colony. It was run by a group of English trustees who imposed many restrictions. The Georgian colonists were unhappy with the restrictions and wanted to be more like the other colonies. In 1752, England gave in to the demands of Georgia's colonists, and Georgia became a Puritan colony. slave-free colony. royal colony. independent colony.