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Race Test 3

What became the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607? Jamestown
What influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown? Location and physical characteristics
When settlers arrived in 1607, Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the ___________________ James River
Today Jamestown is located on an _______________ in the James River Island
One of the reasons Jamestown was chosen for settlement was the location could be easily defended from attack by the _______________ Sea
Another reason Jamestown was chosen for settlement was the water along the shore was deep enough for ______________ to dock. Ships
The King of England granted charters to the ________________ ________________ of ___________. Virginia Company of London
The charters from the king gave the Virginia Company the right to establish a _____________ in North America. Settlement
The first charter of the Virginia Company of London established companies to begin ____________ in the new world. Colonies
The charters extended _______________ ______________ to the colonists. English Rights
The governor of Virginia called a meeting of the Virginia Assembly in which year? 1619
What did they call citizen representatives sent to the Virginia Assembly? Burgesses
Who were considered citizens in 1619? Adult men
By the 1640s, the burgesses became a separate legislative body called the ___________ ___________ of ____________. Virginia House of Burgesses
As Jamestown grew, the system of ___________ evolved. Government
Which assembly in 1619 included two citizen representatives from each of the divisions of Virginia, the governor's council, and the governor? Virginia Assembly
What was the first elected legislative body in America called? Virginia House of Burgesses
The Virginia House of Burgesses later became the __________ __________ of Virginia, which continues to this day. General Assembly
What legislative body gave the settlers the opportunity to control their own government? Virginia House of Burgesses
In what year did women arrive in Jamestown? 1620
Name two things that impacted the Jamestown settlement with the arrival of women? 1. Settlers could establish families 2. Jamestown became a more permanent settlement
Who arrived in Jamestown against their will? Africans
The arrival of Africans made it possible to expand which economy? Tobacco
Another reason Jamestown was chosen for the settlement was they believed they have a good supply of fresh ____________. Water
Name two reasons why the settlers chose the site at Jamestown 1. Easily defended from attack 2. Water deep enough for ships to dock 3. Good supply of fresh water
The English colonists found life in Jamestown ____________ than they had expected. Harder
The site they chose to live on was ____________ and lacked safe ______________. Marshy Drinking water
The settlers lacked some skills so they could not _______________ for themselves. provide
Many settlers died of ____________ and __________. Starvation Disease
The King of England had the power to grant ____________ allowing settlement in North America. Charters
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