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Jamestown

Jamestown Virginia

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Why was Jamestown established ? Search for raw goods like gold ECONOOMIC
What crop saved the colony with the king? Tobcacco
Who introduced tobacco to the colony? John Rolfe
Where was Jamestown located? Chesapeake Bay
Why did Jamestown pick their location? Good defense
What year was Jamestown established? 1607
What type of government did Jamestown have? representative assembly
What is a representative assembly ? white, male, landowners gathered and voted for laws for the community
What is the representative assembly called? House of Burgesses
What is important about Jamestown? 1st lasting/permanent colony in North America
What is important about House of Burgesses? 1st representative assembly in the colonies and self government
What is self government making laws for ourselves without the King
What is a joint stock company ? people make a business to make money
What is a charter Permission from the king to rent his land
What was the starving time? Colonists were starving until Pochahauntas saved them.
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