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Jamestown

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What did the colonists resort to when they had no food? Cannibalism
When did the Starving Time Winter take place? 1608-09
When Powhatan cut off the colonists food supply because they didn't plant any crops and just kept building houses, what did John Smith do to get them food? John Smith made them work to get food.
Who financed Jamestown? The Virginia company.
Where was Jamestown located? Why was this a problem? JamesTown was located on the James river. This was a problem because they didn't go far enough upstream to get away from the salt water.
What year was Jamestown founded? 1607
Why was it a problem that Jamestown was in a marshy area? Many disease carrying mosquitoes.
How was the relationship between the Algonquins and the colonists? It started out good but when the Algonquins cut off their food supply they had conflicts with each other.
Why did John Smith have to leave Jamestown? He had a gunpowder "accident"
What did John Rolfe introduce to Jamestown? Tobacco
Great Britain realized the New World could be used for... abundant resources also as a market for their manufactured goods and a location to send their poor
Great Britain had failed attempts to set up permanent colonies in... Newfoundland and Roanoke
The first successful colony was in... Jamestown, Virginia 1607
Raw Material is... Something in its natural state
manufactured goods are.... Something that was made into something we can use. Example- Cotton made into a T-shirt.The T-shirt is a manufactured good.
The Algonquins where the neighbors to Jamestown and lead by... Powhatan
The English came... Looking for precious metals
Captain John Smith was... Well versed in outdoor living and farming.
John Rolfe married... Pocahontas because they wanted to settle the conflict between them
Primary reasons for starving time Trapped in James Fort due to bad relations with Algonquins Low food supply Resorted to cannibalism
Created by: 19AngelS