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What became the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607? Jamestown
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 the settlement was they believed they had a good supply of fresh ______. water
The King of England had the power to grant ____ allowing settlement in North America. charters
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
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
The arrival of Africans made it possible to expand which economy? tobacco
The King of England granted charters to the ____ _____ of _____. Virginia Company of London
Another reason Jamestown was chosen for settlement was the water along the shore was deep enough for _____ to dock. ships
The English colonists found life in Jamestown ____ than they had expected. harder
Many settlers died of ____ and ____. starvation, disease
The charters from the King gave the Virginia Company the right to establish a ____ in North America. settlement
When the settlers arrived in 1607, Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the _____ ______. James River
What legislative body gave the settlers the opportunity to control their own government? Virginia House of Burgesses
The settlers lacked some skills so they could not _____ for themselves. provide
The charters extended ____ ____ to the colonists. English rights
What did they call citizen representatives sent to the Virginia Assembly? burgesses
The governor of Virginia called a meeting of the Virginia Assembly in which year. 1619
Who were considered citizens in 1619? adult men
As Jamestown grew, the system of ____ evolved. government
The first charter of the Virginia Company of London established companies to begin ____ in the New World. colonies
What was the first legislative body in America called? The Virginia House of Burgesses.
What influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown? Location and physical characteristics
The site they chose to live on was ____ and lacked safe ____ ____. marshy drinking water
It is believed that Africans arrived as baptized Christians and therefore were labeled ____ ____ for a period of 5 to 7 years. indentured servants
Which assembly in 1619 included two citizen representatives from each of the divisions of Virginia, the governor's council, and the governor? Virginia Assembly
In what year did women arrive in Jamestown? 1620
By the 1640s, the burgesses became a separate legislative body called the ____ ____ of ____. Virginia House (of) Burgesses
Who arrived in Jamestown against their will? Africans
The Virginia House of Burgesses later became the ____ ___ of Virginia, which continues to this day. General Assembly
Today Jamestown is located on an ____ in the James River. island
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