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Jamestown

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How many charters were granted? 2
Who had the power to grant charters? The king or queen of England
What is a THE FIRST reason England wanted to establish an American colony? Find silver or gold
What is THE SECOND reason England wanted to establish an American colony? Get raw materials that could not be obtained in England
What is THE THIRD reason England wanted to establish an American colony? Open new markets for trade
When was Jamestown founded? 1607
what is an ECONOMIC VENTURE? A trip to make money
What did the Virginia Company want to do? Make money
What are charters? Legal Documents
What was THE FIRST importance of the charter? Establish a settlement in North America
What was THE SECOND importance of the charter? Extended English rights to settlers
What is THE FIRST reason they thought Jamestown was a good location? Could be easily defended by attack from sea
What is THE SECOND reason they thought Jamestown was a good location? Ships could dock because the James River was deep
Created by: Ayushb