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Jamestown

Jamestwon

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What were the 3 things that the English thought North America would be useful for? A place to send the poor, providing a market for finished goods,and supplying material
What 2 centuries did many of the English start becoming very poor. The 16th and 17th century
What was the name of the first settlement that the English succeeded at and what year? Jamestown in 1607
What company financed Jamestown in the hopes of finding precious metals? The Virginia Compaany
Why did the English not have enough food? They didnt have enough food because everybody was to busy looking for gold that they didnt worry much about getting food and then that made them go low on food.
Who was forced to go back to England after he got into a gunpowder accident? Captain John Smith
what was Great Britain's first failed and lost colony? Roanoke
While John Smith was president he made sure the English did what? Got along well with the Indians and traded with the Indians.
Who was the Algonquian Indians leader? Powhatan
John Rholfe which was the first to introduce cash crops was supposedly saved by Chief Powhatan's daughter which names was? Pocahontas
John Smith being president made sure all the colonists did what? work
What was the first cash crop that John Rholfe introduced tobacco
The colonists had low food supply why? The supply boat never comes
Starving time? cold winter, resorted to cannibalism, disease rate is high,colonists trapped in James fort because of relations with Algonquian
problem:Did not go far enough upstream to get away from the salt water Marsh:many disease carrying mosquitoes.
Created by: 19MillerC