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English vs Spanish Colonization Both England and Spain got into colonizing the Western hemisphere because of the possible wealth in it England wanted to establish itself in North America with agriculture and trade Spain more or less wanted to strip mine South America for gold and silver Although both countries were very successful the staying power of their success is reflected in the way they went about colonizing Spain was into making quick money with their colonizing by conquering the territory scouring the land for gold silver copper and basically anything else that shimmered and then just going back to Europe to control South America with their new money England on the other hand established itself in North America The Catholics who were being driven out of their country at the same time explorers were establishing colonies for England were planning to stay in America permanently unlike the Spanish The two countries had a drastic effect on the land of the New World but in different ways The English damage was isolated to the east where they establish crops for an industrial purpose such as tobacco rice and native vegetables The tobacco which was the most widespread crop did the most damage to the land The Spanish damage more amounts of the land in probably a more evasive way The mining they did went all through Central and South America and really tore up the earth The Europeans treated the natives they encountered about as poorly as they did the land In North America most English were aggressive towards the Native Americans and established their own claims to the land Some English colonies enslaved Native Americans along with the Africans that were brought in They also gave the Native Americans many diseases that they had no acquired immunity to such as smallpox measles and typhus The Native Americans also gave the English syphilis The English didnt listen to what the Natives had
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