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Jamestown

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Where was the first successful colony? Jamestown
What year was the first successful colony in Jamestown, Virginia? 1607
Who was the president of Jamestown, and was well versed in outdoor living and farming? John Smith
what did Great Britain use North America for? as a market for their manufactured goods and a location to send their poor.
Who financed Jamestown? The Virginia Company
Who lived in the region and was ruled by Powhatan? The Algonquin Indians
What did the English focus most on? precious metals
Who was involved in a gun powder accident? John Smith
Who introduced the first cash crop, tobacco? John Rolfe
Who was the man who married Pocahontas? John Rolfe
What was the two problems with the location of the James Fort? They didn't go far enough upstream to get away from the salt water. Many disease came from mosquitoes
What happened to the colonists because of bad relations with Algonquin? Colonists were trapped in James Fort.
What happened to the supply boat? The supply boat never came and the people in Jamestown had low food supply.
What happened to the people in the James Fort when they had low food supply? The people ended up resorting to cannibalism.
Created by: 19Deweese