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Jamestown Study Guide (Clarity Learning)
Jamestown history test, chapter 4, "Communities, Adventures in time and place." Third grade, St. John's Episcopal School. Finals review terms for students of Clarity Learning tutoring.
Terms in this set (33)
What did John Rolfe grow?
a new kind of tobacco
How did John Rolfe's crop help the colonies?
The people got richer.
Who did John Rolfe marry?
Who was Pocahontas' father?
Who was Powhatan?
The leader of the Powhatan tribe.
Who was John Smith?
leader of the English in Jamestown
Why is "Susan Constant" important?
It is one of the ships that John Smith sailed to the colonies.
How many people sailed on the Susan Constant
Why was John Smith sent to America?
to start a new colony
What happened to the colony that John Smith started?
It turned into Jamestown.
What was Jamestown named after?
the king of England
What state is Jamestown in?
What is a coastal plain
flat land along the coast
What is a bay?
a body of water partly surrounded by land
What did the Powhatan Indians grow?
corn, beans, and squash
What animal did the Powhatan hunt?
deer and other animals
Why was Jamestown a good location to start a colony?
It was on a coastal plain that was good for farming and it was near the ocean.
What is a colony?
a place that is ruled by another country
Why did the English want a colony in America?
to provide resources and riches for people back in England
What is a colonist?
someone who lives in a colony
What did some people want to be colonists?
The wanted to start a new community and get rich.
Why did the colonists struggle to stay alive?
There wasn't enough food in winter and they got diseases.
Did the colonists ever find gold?
What did the colonists learn from the Indians?
how to grow corn and other food
Why did it help that John Rolfe married an Indian woman?
It brought peace between the Indians and the colonists.
Why is the Jamestown Settlement a "living history museum"?
It shows how life was back in Jamestown.
What is a time line?
Something that tells you the order that events happened in.
How can a time line help you?
It can help you understand history.
What is slavery?
the practice of one person owning another
Where did the slaves come from?
How did the slaves get to the colonies?
They came in slave ships across the ocean.
What ocean did the slaves cross to come to the colonies?
What did the 13 colonies finally become?
a new country the United States of America
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