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Race to the Governor's House #3
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The governor of Virginia called a meeting of the Virginia Assembly in which year?
What was the first elected legislative body in America called?
The Virginia House of Burgesses
The charters from the King gave the Virginia Company the right to establish a ______________ in North America.
What did they call citizen representatives sent to the Virginia Assembly?
When the settlers arrived in 1607, Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the ___________ __________.
The King of England granted charters to the ________ _________ of ___________.
Virginia Company of London
One of the reasons Jamestown was chosen for settlement was the location could be easily defended from attack by the ______ __________.
What became the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607?
It is believed that Africans arrived as baptized Christians and therefore were labeled __________ __________ for a period of 5 to 7 years.
Another reason Jamestown was chosen for the settlements was they believed they had a good supply of fresh ____________.
The charters extended _________ ___________ to the colonists.
By the 1640s, the burgesses became a separate legislative body called the __________ __________ of ____________.
Virginia House of Burgesses
The first charter of the Virginia Company of London established companies to begin ___________ in the New World.
The Virginia House of Burgesses later became the ________ ________ of Virginia, which continues to this day.
Today Jamestown is located on an __________ in the James River.
The settlers lacked some skills so they could not _________ for themselves.
In what year did women arrive in Jamestown?
Who arrived in Jamestown against their will?
What legislative body gave the settlers the opportunity to control their own government?
Virginia House of Burgesses
Which assembly in 1619 included two citizen representatives from each of the divisions of Virginia, the governor's council, and the governor?
Another reason Jamestown was chosen for settlement was the water along the shore was deep enough for _________ to dock.
Who were considered citizens in 1619?
As Jamestown grew, the system of _____________ evolved.
The English colonists found life in Jamestown __________ than they had expected.
Name two reasons why the settlers chose the site at Jamestown.
1. Easily defended from attack
2. Water deep enough for ships to dock
3. Good supply of fresh water.
The arrival of Africans made it possible to expand which economy?
The site they chose to live on was _______ and lacked safe __________.
The King of England had the power to grant ________ allowing settlement in North America.
Many settlers died of ____________ and __________.
Name two things that impacted the Jamestown settlement with the arrival of women.
Settlers could establish families
Jamestown became a more permanent settlement
What influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown?
Location and physical characteristics
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