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Early English Colonies Review

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colony
a group of people who are settled in a distant land but who are still ruled by the government of their homeland
The "Lost Colony"
Roanoke
John White
Leader of Roanoke
Virginia Dare
First English child born in America
Croatoan
Found carved in a tree near Roanoke
Jamestown
First successful English colony
Problems in Jamestown included:
bad water, disease, lazy settlers, starvation
tobacco
crop that saved Jamestown
John Smith
leader of Jamestown
Pocahontas
Indian princess near Jamestown
Plymouth
colony settled by the Pilgrims
freedom of religion
reason Pilgrims and Puritans came to America
Mayflower
name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America
Native Americans
helped the Pilgrims survive
Thanksgiving
holiday started by the Pilgrims
Puritans
built a colony based on their interpretation of the Bible
"City on a Hill"
colony created by the Puritans