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Jamestown

QuestionAnswer
Who was Powhatans daughter? Pocahontas
Who did Pocahontas marry? John Rolfe
Why was John Smith so important? He was well versed in outdoor living and farming.
What year was Jamestown founded? 1607
Why was tobacco so important to the colonists? They could use it to trade with Native Americans.
What conflict did Jamestown face? Native Americans and disease.
Why was John Smith sent home? He was injured in a gunpowder accident.
What were 4 reasons for the "starving times" Cold winter low food supply because the boats never came bad relations with the Algonquian.
Why couldn't the colonists drink the water? They didn't go far enough up stream to get away from the salt water. large amounts of mosquitoes because of marsh.
English poor increased rabidly because of what? New land restrictions.
What were the three ways Great Britain saw they could use the new world? Abundant natural resources, location to send their poor, and market for their manufactured goods.
Great Britain had failed attempts to set up permanent settlement where? Roanoke and Newfoundland
Who was the leader of the Algonquian tribe? Powhatan
The first 105 men that came to Jamestown were searching for what? Precious medal
How else did John Smith help Jamestown? He forced them to work
Who introduced the first cash crop (tobacco) to Jamestown John Rolfe
What do people think is the reason John Rolfe and Pocahontas get married? To create peace between the two groups.
Created by: 19KlaiberM