This PowerPoint focuses on the founding of the Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland. The specific focus is on the difficulties faced in the early days of Jamestown and the Act of Toleration with the growth of Maryland. The presentation is full of visuals which enable discussion while teaching in the classroom. The visuals may include pictures, charts, graphs, maps, and/or smartart graphics. The powerpoint is fully formatted and grammatically correct ensuring that it is classroom ready from the time of purchase.