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Jamestown Colony
King James I
Prevent Spanish advancements in the Ne…
Joint Stock Company
Powhatan Indians
Granted a charter to the Virginia Company to establish the Ja…
Goal of the Virginia Company when establishing the Jamestown…
A group of wealthy investors who put their money together, li…
Native Americans in the area surrounding Jamestown Island
King James I
Granted a charter to the Virginia Company to establish the Ja…
Prevent Spanish advancements in the Ne…
Goal of the Virginia Company when establishing the Jamestown…
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English colony
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
Reasons for the location of Jamestown
Gold, Silver, Raw Materials, Trade
The Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jam…
Jamestown was located on a peninsula bordered on three sides…
1. It could be easily defended from a sea attack by the Spani…
Reasons for English colony
Gold, Silver, Raw Materials, Trade
Why settlers came to Jamestown
The Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jam…
Jamestown Colony
Reasond for English Coloization
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
Silver, Gold, and raw material
It was primarily an economic venture
Became the first permanent English settlement in North Americ…
On a peninsula boarded by the James River, today it is locate…
Reasond for English Coloization
Silver, Gold, and raw material
Why settlers came to Jamestown
It was primarily an economic venture
Jamestown Colony
Jamestown colony
Reasons for English Colonization
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
Virginia
First Successful English Colony in... the New World
●silver and gold ... ● raw materials... ● new markets for trade
■ economic venture ... The stockholders of the Virginia company…
Jamestown became the first permanent... English settlement in n…
Jamestown colony
First Successful English Colony in... the New World
Reasons for English Colonization
●silver and gold ... ● raw materials... ● new markets for trade
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Jamestown Colony
Virginia Company
stock mEm make minutes
prosperity
cash crop
A joint-stock company that King James I gave permission to st…
A share of ownership in a company to make money
Economic success
A crop that is raised to sell
Virginia Company
A joint-stock company that King James I gave permission to st…
stock mEm make minutes
A share of ownership in a company to make money
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Jamestown Colony
General Assembly
Burgesses
Women
First Africans
The first elected government in America, consisting of Burges…
They were representatives from each division in America.
Allowed settlers to start families and become a permanent set…
They were kidnapped and brought to be indentured servants and…
General Assembly
The first elected government in America, consisting of Burges…
Burgesses
They were representatives from each division in America.
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Jamestown Colony Study Guide
starving time
Three reasons Jamestown was not an ide…
Chief Powhaton
What did settlers expect to find in Ja…
The winter of 1609 to 1610 was known as the "starving time" t…
1. Land was low and swampy... 2. Air was full of disease carryin…
Traded with John Smith. His corn kept the colonists alive. Hi…
gold
starving time
The winter of 1609 to 1610 was known as the "starving time" t…
Three reasons Jamestown was not an ide…
1. Land was low and swampy... 2. Air was full of disease carryin…
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The Jamestown Colony
Chief Powhatan
Joint Stock Company
House of Burgesses
Pocahontas
head of the Powhatan confederacy when Jamestown was settled i…
investors bought stock, or part ownership in return for a sha…
the legislature elected by the people of Virginia.
the daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy.
Chief Powhatan
head of the Powhatan confederacy when Jamestown was settled i…
Joint Stock Company
investors bought stock, or part ownership in return for a sha…
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Colony: Jamestown
1606
Virginia Company of London
Corporate colony
Economic opportunity
The year Jamestown, Virginia was founded on the coast of Ches…
Joint stock company that funded the Jamestown Colony
Paid for by a joint-stock company.
Reason colony was started
1606
The year Jamestown, Virginia was founded on the coast of Ches…
Virginia Company of London
Joint stock company that funded the Jamestown Colony
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Jamestown Colony
joint-stock company
Virginia Company
James River
John Smith
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
the river that Jamestown was established near; named after Ki…
colonists that saved the Jamestown colony; made the settlers…
joint-stock company
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
Virginia Company
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
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Jamestown Colony
Virginia
Virginia Company
John White
Powhatan
Home state of the Jamestown Colony
The company paying for the colonists trips
Leader of Jamestown after "Starving Time"
The Native Americans who attacked the colony
Virginia
Home state of the Jamestown Colony
Virginia Company
The company paying for the colonists trips
Jamestown Colony
Jamestown Colony
England wanted to establish an... America…
1. to increase her wealth... and power
2. to increase her wealth... and power
First Successful English Colony in... the New World
to increase her wealth... and power
By finding silver and gold in America
By providing a source of raw materials
Jamestown Colony
First Successful English Colony in... the New World
England wanted to establish an... America…
to increase her wealth... and power
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Jamestown Colony
Reason for English colony
Jamestown settelers
Location
Virginia Charters
-silver and gold... -raw materials... -new markets
-primarily an economic venture... -VCL (Virginia Company of Lond…
-easily defended from attack... - water deep enough for ships to…
A charter is a document issued by a government authority.
Reason for English colony
-silver and gold... -raw materials... -new markets
Jamestown settelers
-primarily an economic venture... -VCL (Virginia Company of Lond…
Jamestown Colony
joint-stock company
Virginia Company
James River
John Smith
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
the river that Jamestown was established near; named after Ki…
colonists that saved the Jamestown colony; made the settlers…
joint-stock company
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
Virginia Company
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English Colony
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Virginia
Location of Jamestown
-silver and gold... -raw materials... -new markets for trade
-economic venture ... -stockholders of the Virginia company of L…
became the first permanent English settlement in North Americ…
-narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the James River…
Reasons for English Colony
-silver and gold... -raw materials... -new markets for trade
Why settlers came to Jamestown
-economic venture ... -stockholders of the Virginia company of L…
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Jamestown Colony
England
Europe
Jamestown
Virgina
The COUNTRY the first settlers came from
The CONTINENT the first settlers came from
The name of the first COLONY in the United States that was se…
The STATE Jamestown is located in
England
The COUNTRY the first settlers came from
Europe
The CONTINENT the first settlers came from
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Jamestown Colony
Jamestown
Chesapeake Bay
Openchancanough
Tsenacomacoh
a town in southeastern Virginia; the first permanent English…
a long body of water surrounded by Maryland and Virginia
Powhatan chief who led on the last major Native American batt…
The name that the Powhatan people gave to their homeland in e…
Jamestown
a town in southeastern Virginia; the first permanent English…
Chesapeake Bay
a long body of water surrounded by Maryland and Virginia
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English Colonization
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
Jamestown became
Location of Jamestown
● England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase…
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
The first permanent English settlement in north America in 16…
Located on a narrow peninsula... bordered on three sides by the…
Reasons for English Colonization
● England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase…
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
Jamestown Colony
colony
constitution
legislative branch
delegate
a settlement started by people who leave their own country to…
a set of rules that guides how a country, state, or other pol…
the branch of the government that makes the laws/ Congress
a person appointed or elected to represent others
colony
a settlement started by people who leave their own country to…
constitution
a set of rules that guides how a country, state, or other pol…
Jamestown Colony
Eniglish Colonization
Why settlers Came to Jamestown
Jamestown
Location
England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase he…
Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture. The stockholders…
became the first permanent... English settlement in north Ameri…
located on a narrow peninsula... bordered on three sides by the…
Eniglish Colonization
England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase he…
Why settlers Came to Jamestown
Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture. The stockholders…
Jamestown Colony
Jamestown
Reasons for English colony
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
First successful English colony in the New World
England wanted and American colony for wealth, silver and gol…
Economic venture and stockholders
Attacks would be stable, the water was deep enough for ships,…
Jamestown
First successful English colony in the New World
Reasons for English colony
England wanted and American colony for wealth, silver and gol…
Jamestown Colony
English Colonization
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Reasons for location of Jamestown
Virginia Charters
To increase health and power, traded,providing raw materials,…
Jamestown primarily an economic... venture.The stockholders of t…
Easily defended from attacks by sea by the Spanish,deep enoug…
A charter is a document issued by a... government authority.
English Colonization
To increase health and power, traded,providing raw materials,…
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Jamestown primarily an economic... venture.The stockholders of t…
Jamestown Colony
English Colonization
Gold and Silver
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
Jamestown
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
Would open new markets for trade.
Primarily for economic venture.
became the first permanent English settlement in north Americ…
English Colonization
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
Gold and Silver
Would open new markets for trade.
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Jamestown Colony
increase its wealth and power
Gold and Silver
Raw materials such as lumber
Charter
Reasons England settled Jamestown
Riches England hoped to find in North America
Resources from North America sent to England
document extending English rights and giving permission to es…
increase its wealth and power
Reasons England settled Jamestown
Gold and Silver
Riches England hoped to find in North America
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Jamestown Colony
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for starting a colony
Why people settled in Jamestown
Jamestown was...
1st Successful English colony in present day US.
Needed gold and silver, needed more raw material, it would op…
It was a primary economic site, it was financed by the stockh…
The 1st permanent English settlement in North America, became…
Jamestown Colony
1st Successful English colony in present day US.
Reasons for starting a colony
Needed gold and silver, needed more raw material, it would op…
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English Colonization
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
English settlement
Location of Jamestown
England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase he…
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
Jamestown became the first permanent... English settlement in n…
Jamestown... was located on a narrow peninsula... bordered on three…
Reasons for English Colonization
England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase he…
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
Jamestown colony
Why English colonization
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
Reasons for the Location of Jamestown
Silver and gold, raw materials, and new markets for trade
primarily an economic venture
Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three…
Easily defended from attack, water on shore was deep enough f…
Why English colonization
Silver and gold, raw materials, and new markets for trade
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
primarily an economic venture
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Jamestown Colony
Why was Jamestown important?
Jamestown was founded to _________ by…
What was the reason Jamestown was sett…
What were the challenges faced my the…
It was the first permanent settlement in the new world.
Profit and gold
Financial not religious
People didn't have skills- couldn't build or plant... Toxic wate…
Why was Jamestown important?
It was the first permanent settlement in the new world.
Jamestown was founded to _________ by…
Profit and gold
Jamestown Colony
what are some Reasons for English Colo…
Why did Settlers Came to Jamestown
where is Jamestown located
what are some Reasons for the Location…
establish an American colony increase her wealth and power fi…
primarily an economic venture stockholders of the Virginia co…
was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by…
be easily defended from attack by sea by the Spanish. water w…
what are some Reasons for English Colo…
establish an American colony increase her wealth and power fi…
Why did Settlers Came to Jamestown
primarily an economic venture stockholders of the Virginia co…
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The Jamestown Colony
Cabot
Frobisher
Davis
Hudson
Predicted to land in Newfoundland, Canada- first English expl…
3 voyages - was in search of the Northwest Passage but did no…
Sailed to Greenland and the East coast of Baffin Islands and…
River named after him (Hudson River in New York) (he thought…
Cabot
Predicted to land in Newfoundland, Canada- first English expl…
Frobisher
3 voyages - was in search of the Northwest Passage but did no…
Jamestown Colony
The Reasons For English Colonization
Why Did Settlers Come To Jamestown?
Jamestown became the first...
Where is Jamestown Located?
power increase, gold, silver, materials, trade
primarily an economic venture, the stockholders of the Virgin…
permanent English settlement in North America in 1607
An island in the James River
The Reasons For English Colonization
power increase, gold, silver, materials, trade
Why Did Settlers Come To Jamestown?
primarily an economic venture, the stockholders of the Virgin…
Jamestown Colony
Why was Jamestown established?
When was Jamestown settled and with ho…
Why did Jamestown suffer at first?
Who/when was someone sent to Jamestown…
In an attempt to provide raw materials and new markets to Eng…
1607... 100 men.
Lack of food because of an unwillingness to farm
James Smith ... Fall of 1608
Why was Jamestown established?
In an attempt to provide raw materials and new markets to Eng…
When was Jamestown settled and with ho…
1607... 100 men.
Jamestown Colony
From whom did Jamestown get its name?
What did the king give Jamestown?
What is a charter
Why did the king gives Jamestown its c…
King James I of England
Its charter
Its legal right to exist
To stop the Spanish settling in North America
From whom did Jamestown get its name?
King James I of England
What did the king give Jamestown?
Its charter
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Jamestown Colony
Defeat the Spanish Armada which opened…
Death of Queen Elizabeth in _______ le…
_______________ Granted a group of inv…
The voyage took place
1588
1603
King James I
December 20, 1606
Defeat the Spanish Armada which opened…
1588
Death of Queen Elizabeth in _______ le…
1603
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Jamestown Colony
#1 reason for English Colonization
#2 reason for English Colonization
#3 reason for English Colonization
#4 reason for English Colonization
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
by finding silver and gold in America
by providing a source of raw materials
Would open new markets for trade
#1 reason for English Colonization
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
#2 reason for English Colonization
by finding silver and gold in America
21 terms
Jamestown Colony
monarch
Virginia Company
investors
stock
To establish a new colony, English must first get permission…
What company started a trading post?
Who owned the Virginia Company?
share of ownership in a business
monarch
To establish a new colony, English must first get permission…
Virginia Company
What company started a trading post?
Jamestown Colony
Jamestown Colony 1607
Early Struggles
Turnaround
(CHANGE SUBJECT)
○ a group of wealthy people pooled their resources and made a…
1. bad location (James River)... 2. focus on gold not basics of…
1. Strict rules enforced (Capt. John Smith)... ● "He who works n…
(CHANGE SUBJECT)
Jamestown Colony 1607
○ a group of wealthy people pooled their resources and made a…
Early Struggles
1. bad location (James River)... 2. focus on gold not basics of…
6 terms
Jamestown Colony
Date/Location
Established by
Reasons for Settlement
Leaders/Key People
1607; James River, Virginia
Virginia Company of London (a Joint-Stock Company)
Money and Opportunities
John Smith, Pocahontas, Powhatan
Date/Location
1607; James River, Virginia
Established by
Virginia Company of London (a Joint-Stock Company)
JAMESTOWN COLONY
inalienable
natural law
Self-Evident Truth
all men created equal
rights given to each individual by a greater power that canno…
unchanging moral principles that are the basis for human acti…
clearly true without needing to be proven
the idea that humans were made of equivalent value
inalienable
rights given to each individual by a greater power that canno…
natural law
unchanging moral principles that are the basis for human acti…
Jamestown Colony
Settlement Reasons
Spring 1605
1612
By 1620
England wanted to try again at establishing colony in America
105 colonists arrived in Virginia
Economy improved by selling tobacco
England was importing 30,000lbs of tobacco a year
Settlement Reasons
England wanted to try again at establishing colony in America
Spring 1605
105 colonists arrived in Virginia
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Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English colony
Why settlers came to Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
Reasons for the location of Jamestown
Gold, Silver, Raw Materials, Trade
The Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jam…
Jamestown was located on a peninsula bordered on three sides…
1. It could be easily defended from a sea attack by the Spani…
Reasons for English colony
Gold, Silver, Raw Materials, Trade
Why settlers came to Jamestown
The Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jam…
Jamestown Colony
English colonization
settlers
location
location of Jamestown
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
Jamestown was primarily an economic venture
narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the James River
The location could be easily defended from attack by sea by t…
English colonization
England wanted to establish an American colony to increase he…
settlers
Jamestown was primarily an economic venture
Jamestown colony
English colonization
why did settlers come to jamestown
Jamestown
Jamestown location
Establish american colony for wealth and power
Jamestown primarily economic venture, Virginia company financ…
First permanent colony in 1607
On peninsula bordered on three sides by James river
English colonization
Establish american colony for wealth and power
why did settlers come to jamestown
Jamestown primarily economic venture, Virginia company financ…
11 terms
Jamestown Colony
Reasons for English Colonization
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
Location of Jamestown
Reasons for the Location of Jamestown
● England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase…
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
When the settlers first arrived, Jamestown... was located on a n…
1.The location could be easily... defended from attack by sea... by…
Reasons for English Colonization
● England wanted to establish an... American colony to increase…
Why Settlers Came to Jamestown
■ Jamestown was primarily an economic... venture.... ■ The stockhol…
jamestown colony
Bacon's Rebellion
Charter
Headright System
Indentured Servants
Group who attacked Indians and burned Jamestown
Written permission from the crown to explore the new world
The Virginia Company paid settlers 50 acres of land to settle…
Workers who agreed to work 4-7 years in exchange for free tri…
Bacon's Rebellion
Group who attacked Indians and burned Jamestown
Charter
Written permission from the crown to explore the new world
Jamestown Colony
joint-stock company
Virginia Company
James River
John Smith
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
the river that Jamestown was established near; named after Ki…
colonists that saved the Jamestown colony; made the settlers…
joint-stock company
a business in which investors buy stock in return for a share…
Virginia Company
the joint-stock company funded by King James of Great Britain…
Jamestown Colony
Charter
joint stock company
royal colony
Legislature
Certificate of permission from the king.
a group of investor who share the company profits and losses.
with a governor appointed by the king.
or lawmaking assembly.
Charter
Certificate of permission from the king.
joint stock company
a group of investor who share the company profits and losses.
Jamestown Colony
House of Burgess
Headright System
Indentured servant
Joint stock company
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies.
was originally created in 1618 in Jamestown, Virginia.
A person under contract to work for another person for a defi…
a company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.
House of Burgess
the first legislative assembly in the American colonies.
Headright System
was originally created in 1618 in Jamestown, Virginia.
Jamestown colony
Jamestown
Reasons
Why the settlers came to jamestown
jamestown
First successful England colony in the new world
wanted an american colony to increase wealth by getting gold…
the stockholder financed a settlement of Jamestown.
Jamestown was first English settlement in north america in 16…
Jamestown
First successful England colony in the new world
Reasons
wanted an american colony to increase wealth by getting gold…
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jamestown colony
House of burgess
Headright system
indentured servant
joint stock company
first legislative body in north Carolina
was used to attract people for religion and address the labor…
someone who works for people for a period of time
a stock company that is owned by stock holders
House of burgess
first legislative body in north Carolina
Headright system
was used to attract people for religion and address the labor…
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