- The first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607 was _____.
- The decision to settle at Jamestown was influenced by the _____ and ______.
rivers and lakes
location and physical characteristics
features and land
- Jamestown was settled on a peninsula on the ____.
- Today Jamestown is located on an ____ on the James River.
- England wanted to establish an American colony to increase her ____ and ____.
goods and services
riches and tobacco
wealth and power
- England hoped to find ____ and ____ in America.
food and furs
silver and Indians
gold and silver
- Jamestown would furnish _____ that could not be grown or obtained in England, while opening new markets for trade.
- The first permanent English settlement in America was Jamestown, founded in 1607 as an _______.
- Jamestown was chosen for a settlement because the location could be easily defended from attack by the ____ by sea.
- Jamestown was chosen for a settlement because the water along the shore was _____ for ships to dock.
- The settlers of Jamestown believed that they had a good supply of ____.
- The _____ of the Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jamestown.
- The king of England had the power to grant ____ to the Virginia Company of London to encourage settlements in North America.
- The king granted charters to the ______ of ______.
Colony of Jamestown
Virginia Company of London
Colony of England
- The ____ charter of the Virginia Company of London helped to establish ____ in the New World.
- The charters extended English ____ to the colonists.
- As Jamestown grew, a system of ____ evolved.
- In 1619, the governor of Virginia called a meeting of the ____.
House of Colonists
- In 1619, the Virginia Assembly met. Two citizen representatives called ____, the governor, and the governor's council formed the Virginia Assembly.
- Only ____ were considered to be citizens.
adult men and boys
- By the 1640's, the burgesses became a separate ____ called the Virginia House of Burgesses.
- The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first _____ in America giving settlers the opportunity to control their own government.
elected legislative body
- The Virginia House of Burgesses became the _____ of _____. This legislative body is part of Virginia's government today.
Virginia Company of London
Virginia House of Colonists
General Assembly of Virginia
- The arrival of ____ in 1620 made it possible for the settlers to establish families and create a more permanent settlement at Jamestown.
- _____ arrived in Jamestown against their will.
- The first Africans arrived as baptized Christians and were labeled as ____ for a period of seven years.
- The English colonists found life in Jamestown ____ than they had expected.
- The site the colonists chose to live on was ___ and lacked ____ drinking water.
- The settlers lacked many ____ necessary to provide for themselves.
- Many settlers at Jamestown died of ____ and ____.
illness and disease
famine and starvation
starvation and disease
- 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.
- The ____ people and the English settlers at Jamestown established trading relationships. In the beginning positive interactions took place.
- Captain ____ started trading relationships with the Powhatans.
- The Powhatans traded ____, _____, and ____ with the English in exchange for tools, pots, guns, and other goods.
arrowheads, food and seeds
food, furs and leather
furs, tobacco and corn
- The Powhatans introduced new crops to the English, including ___ and ____.
corn and tobacco
peas and corn
tobacco and arrowheads
- _____, daughter of Chief Powhatan, believed the English and American Indians could live in harmony.
- The Powhatan people realized the ____ (Jamestown) would continue to grow.