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1 A Reformation- a new complication arose in the early 1500s when a powerful religious movement the Reformation brought bitter divisions to Europe During the Reformation a new Christian faith called Protestantism developed in protest against what was seen as the corruption and inadequery of Catholic Church Because the English were Protestant and the Irish were Catholic the Reformation also heightened the conflict between the English and the Irish B Joint Stock Company-They called the new village Jamestown in honor of their king James I The land itself they called Virginia after their last ruler Elizabeth who had never married and bore the title Virgin Queen The 104 adventures who started the colony were shareholders in the Virginia Company a joint stock company established in London in 1606 Investors or shareholders who each contributed money to the cots of an enterprise and expected a share of profit organized joint stock companies like the Virginia Company Most of the investors in Virginia Company remained in England But young men could earn a share by simply paying their way to Virginia At first the colony was made up exclusively of men women and children eventually followed C Indentured Servants- To produce tobacco planters needed people to work the fields During the first sixty years after the founding of the colony they turned primarily to indentured servants from England These were people who had to work for a master for a period of time usually seven years under a contract called an indenture In return for their work their master paid the cost of their voyage to Virginia and gave them food and shelter Some indentures promised a piece of land to the servant at the end of the indentured period Historians estimate that between 100000 and 150000 men and women came as servants to work in the fields of Virginia and Maryland during the 1600s Most of them were eighteen to twenty-two years of
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