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Jamestown

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In what year was Jamestown founded? 1607
What was the 3 reasons that the New World was going to be useful to the colonists? Could be used for its abundant natural resources, a market for their manufactured goods, and a location to send the poor.
Where is Jamestown located? Off the coast of what is now North Carolina. It was along Virginia’s James River
The Virginia Company financed Jamestown in the hopes of? finding precious metals.
What Indians lived there, and who were they ruled by? The Algonquian Indians and they were ruled by Powhatan
The population of poor increased because? New land restrictions
The____________ Indians lived in the area who were ruled by __________________? Algonquian, Powhatan
Dure to English focusing on precious metals, they spent little time farming and had to? Depend on the Algonquian for food until Powhatan cut off the supplies.
Who was well versed in outdoor living? Captain John Smith
Smith served as president in Jamestown from 1908-1908
In 1909, he was injured how? he was wounded in a gunpowder accident and returned to England.
What happened when Smith left? it caused a conflict between the English and the Powhatan confederacy after the colonists began to clear land to plant tobacco.
Who did John Smith marry? Pocahontas
What happened during the starving time? Colonist trapped in James Fort due to bad relations with Algonquian. -Low food supply -Dissesse rate is high -Cold Winter -Resort to Cannibalism
Created by: 19metzgerm