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american republic 1

The Very Beginning

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Italian explorer who proved that Columbus had discovered a "new world" Amerigo Vespucci
Explorer for Spain who may have been the first European to see the land that is now the United States Lived in villages until droughts drove them away Lived in adobe houses -"Cliff-dwellers" -Navajos Juan Ponce del Leon
Claimed the Atlantic coast of North American for England John Cabot
Which European reached America before Columbus did? Leif Ericson
What country explored and settled the land by the St. Lawrence River? France
Which one of the following is NOT a significant achievement of the Jamestown settlement? It developed a crop it could raise and sell to Europe.
The following is are significant achievements of the Jamestown settlement? Its settlers quickly cooperated to build a strong colony. It established the first representative law-making body in America. It was the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
The first Africans to arrive in Jamestown were probably..... Free men
What group of English captains struck at Spanish harbors and ships? Sea Dogs
What did the Virginians call their first representative assembly? The Virginia House of Burgesses
Which group of Indians lived near the Jamestown settlement? Powhatan Indians
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