Game 3: Jamestown

Mrs. Castleberry & Mrs. Seger

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  1. The first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607 was _____.
  2. Your answer:
    Richmond
    Jamestown
    Williamsburg


  3. The decision to settle at Jamestown was influenced by the _____ and ______.
  4. Your answer:
    rivers and lakes
    location and physical characteristics
    features and land


  5. Jamestown was settled on a peninsula on the ____.
  6. Your answer:
    Chesapeake Bay
    York River
    James River


  7. Today Jamestown is located on an ____ on the James River.
  8. Your answer:
    delta
    peninsula
    island


  9. England wanted to establish an American colony to increase her ____ and ____.
  10. Your answer:
    goods and services
    riches and tobacco
    wealth and power


  11. England hoped to find ____ and ____ in America.
  12. Your answer:
    food and furs
    silver and Indians
    gold and silver


  13. Jamestown would furnish _____ that could not be grown or obtained in England, while opening new markets for trade.
  14. Your answer:
    raw materials
    tobacco seeds
    corn cobs


  15. The first permanent English settlement in America was Jamestown, founded in 1607 as an _______.
  16. Your answer:
    agricultural adventure
    economic venture
    experiment


  17. Jamestown was chosen for a settlement because the location could be easily defended from attack by the ____ by sea.
  18. Your answer:
    Colonists
    Spanish
    Indians


  19. Jamestown was chosen for a settlement because the water along the shore was _____ for ships to dock.
  20. Your answer:
    deep enough
    marshy
    brackish


  21. The settlers of Jamestown believed that they had a good supply of ____.
  22. Your answer:
    brackish water
    marshy water
    fresh water


  23. The _____ of the Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jamestown.
  24. Your answer:
    merchants
    stock holders
    king


  25. The king of England had the power to grant ____ to the Virginia Company of London to encourage settlements in North America.
  26. Your answer:
    free travel
    passage
    charters


  27. The king granted charters to the ______ of ______.
  28. Your answer:
    Colony of Jamestown
    Virginia Company of London
    Colony of England


  29. The ____ charter of the Virginia Company of London helped to establish ____ in the New World.
  30. Your answer:
    first, colonies
    only, settlements
    king's, families


  31. The charters extended English ____ to the colonists.
  32. Your answer:
    trading relations
    rights
    settlements


  33. As Jamestown grew, a system of ____ evolved.
  34. Your answer:
    government
    tobacco farming
    colonization


  35. In 1619, the governor of Virginia called a meeting of the ____.
  36. Your answer:
    Governor
    House of Colonists
    Virginia Assembly


  37. In 1619, the Virginia Assembly met. Two citizen representatives called ____, the governor, and the governor's council formed the Virginia Assembly.
  38. Your answer:
    burgesses
    councilmen
    colonists


  39. Only ____ were considered to be citizens.
  40. Your answer:
    adult men and boys
    adult men
    Africans


  41. By the 1640's, the burgesses became a separate ____ called the Virginia House of Burgesses.
  42. Your answer:
    legislative body
    government group
    council


  43. The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first _____ in America giving settlers the opportunity to control their own government.
  44. Your answer:
    council
    elected legislative body
    government group


  45. The Virginia House of Burgesses became the _____ of _____. This legislative body is part of Virginia's government today.
  46. Your answer:
    Virginia Company of London
    Virginia House of Colonists
    General Assembly of Virginia


  47. The arrival of ____ in 1620 made it possible for the settlers to establish families and create a more permanent settlement at Jamestown.
  48. Your answer:
    adult men
    women
    families


  49. _____ arrived in Jamestown against their will.
  50. Your answer:
    women
    Africans
    families


  51. The first Africans arrived as baptized Christians and were labeled as ____ for a period of seven years.
  52. Your answer:
    slaves
    indentured servants
    tobacco laborers


  53. The English colonists found life in Jamestown ____ than they had expected.
  54. Your answer:
    easier
    happier
    harder


  55. The site the colonists chose to live on was ___ and lacked ____ drinking water.
  56. Your answer:
    marshy, safe
    brackish, marshy
    swampy, clean


  57. The settlers lacked many ____ necessary to provide for themselves.
  58. Your answer:
    tools
    slaves
    skills


  59. Many settlers at Jamestown died of ____ and ____.
  60. Your answer:
    illness and disease
    famine and starvation
    starvation and disease


  61. The arrival of two supply ships, the strong leadership of Captain Smith and the emphasis on creating a self-sustaining agriculture ensured the ___ of the Jamestown colony.
  62. Your answer:
    sustaining
    beginning
    survival


  63. The ____ people and the English settlers at Jamestown established trading relationships. In the beginning positive interactions took place.
  64. Your answer:
    Englishmen
    Powhatan
    colonial


  65. Captain ____ started trading relationships with the Powhatans.
  66. Your answer:
    John Rolfe
    Powhatan
    John Smith


  67. The Powhatans traded ____, _____, and ____ with the English in exchange for tools, pots, guns, and other goods.
  68. Your answer:
    arrowheads, food and seeds
    food, furs and leather
    furs, tobacco and corn


  69. The Powhatans introduced new crops to the English, including ___ and ____.
  70. Your answer:
    corn and tobacco
    peas and corn
    tobacco and arrowheads


  71. _____, daughter of Chief Powhatan, believed the English and American Indians could live in harmony.
  72. Your answer:
    Virginia Dare
    Pocahontas
    Rowena


  73. The Powhatan people realized the ____ (Jamestown) would continue to grow.
  74. Your answer:
    English settlement
    colonists homes
    trading relations



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