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Jamestown

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What were the reasons why the colonists stayed in Jamestown during the Winter Starving Times? *Colonists trapped in James Fort due to bad relations with Algonquians *Low food supply *Resort to Cannibalism
Who was the person that saved John Smith? Pocahontas
Who introduced tobacco and married Pocahontas? John Rolfe
What was one problem with where Jamestown was located? They didn’t go far enough upstream to get away from the salt water.
What was one problem with settling near a marsh? Many disease carrying mosquitoes and it would be all wet in there area.
What did the colonists used North America as? they used it for supplying raw materials, fur, abundant resources, and it could also serve as a place for the poor to be sent.
What was the first successful colony? Jamestown, Virginia 1607
What was one of the failed attempts to settle? Roanoke
Who financed Jamestown? Virginia Company
Why did the English not have enough food? They were to busy in search of precious metals.
Who was well versed in outdoor living and farming? Captain John Smith
What did John Smith require the colonists to do? He forced them to work
What was John Smith involved in? A gunpowder incident
Who lead the Algonquins? Powhatan
Cash Crop in North America? Tobacco
Created by: 19troyerc