Roanoke, Jamestown and Plymouth copy and amended
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In what year was the second attempt to settle Roanoke
What was Roanoke? Where was Roanoke? What happened to it?
The first English settlement in the new world. An island off the coast of N. Carolina. It was unsuccessful known as the lost colony.
What was Jamestown? When was it settled? Where?
The first successful English settlement in the new world. 1607. Virginia. Home of the house of Burgesses
What was Plymouth? When was it settled?
The Pilgrims settled in Plymouth, MA in 1620 after sailing over on the Mayflower.
What was the Mayflower Compact?
It was an agreement on how to government themselves in the new world. Signed in on the Mayflower.
A group of people who form a settlement. They come from another country and they follow the laws of their home country.
Small communities started by people new to an area.
What did the Jamestown settler eat during the Starving Time?
They ate dogs, horses, rats etc.
What started in Jamestown in 1619?
The House of Burgess which was the first legislative branch in Virginia.
What was Captain John Smith's rule?
"if you don't work, you don't eat!"
What was the cash crop in Jamestown?
Which Jamestown settler was responsible for the sweet tobacco?
What was all that was left of the colony on Roanoke when Capt. John White returned?
"Croaton" carved in a post or tree, a ruined fort, and no sign of the settlers
Why did Capt. John White return to England?
For more supplies
Who was John White?
Leader of the English colony, Roanoke
Who helped the Plymouth settlers learn to take care of themselves?
What did Squanto teach the Plymouth colonists?
How and where to hunt and fish, and how to plant corn etc.
Where was Jamestown located?
On swampy land.
What was the period called when the colonists ran out of food in Jamestown?
The starving time.
How many colonists died in Jamestown the first winter?
More than 1/2 of the colonists
What disease were the colonists plagued with in Jamestown?
Malaria carried by mosquitoes
Who did the colonists have fights with in Jamestown?
the Powhatan tribes
Who helped provide food and supplies for the colonists in Jamestown?
Pocohontas, the Chief's daughter.
Whose strong leadership helped the colonists in Jamestown?
Who arrived to join the men of the colony in Jamestown in 1619?
Who were brought in to work without pay in Jamestown in 1619?
Who was free land given to in Jamestown?
the new settlers
What was formed giving colonists a say in government?
House of Burgess
Who was Squanto?
Native American who helped the Pilgrims survive
How come Squanto could speak English?
He had been taken to England by earlier English explorers?
What happened to Squanto's tribe?
They were wiped out by disease?