Gr3 Social Studies Ch6 Lesson 2
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Jamestown settlers found themselves in ____________with the Native Americans
Pedro Menendez de Aviles started St. Augustine, the oldest lasting ______________ in the United States.
In the early 1600's, people were brought from Africa and forced into _____________________.
Was St. Augustine built before or after the United Sates was a country?
What did the settlers add to St. Louis after building shelters?
a church and a fort
Why did the English settlers come to North America?
They hoped to find riches, wanted to spread their religion, and to claim land
Who were the first people to live in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts?
the Wampanoag, they later shared it with the pilgrims
What's the difference between an explorer and a settler?
A explorer is a person who goes to find out about a place and a settler is one of the first people to live in a new community.
An Italian explorer who sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean. He thought he would reach a part of Asia called the Indies, but instead he reached an island off the coast of North America
the ship that carried people from England to North America in 1620
were brought to America on the Mayflower, they wanted to live where they could be free to follow their religion
the place where the pilgrims settled. It was named by John Smith.
The Mayflower Compact
The pilgrims wrote an agreement, that set up a government for their community. They agreed to make fair laws for the new community. They also promised to obey these laws. The Pilgrims would govern themselves.