The ideas and spirit of the Renaissance gave rise to a new era of exploration and ultimate colonization in many parts of the globe. This podcast discusses many of the early explorers as well as the early colonization globally. Following this period, we will see the world moving toward the modern era. Visit the Modern World History section in Subjects for the continuation of our World History series.
This podcast covers basic facts concerning early American colonization and the Thirteen colonies. Jamestown, Massachusetts Bay, Pennsylvania, New Netherlands, and Rhode Island are discussed as well as the reasons and people involved in their formation.
Who were some of the important people involved in the early colonies? Click here for more information!