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JAMESTOWN

JAMES-

TOWN

JAMESTOWN FACTS

KING'S ORDERS

KING'S

ORDERS

FACTS ABOUT CHARTERS

GOVERNMENT

GOVERN-

MENT

HOUSE OF BURGESSES

NEW COLONISTS

NEW

COLON-

ISTS

FACTS ABOUT WOMEN AND

SLAVERY

SURVIVAL

SURVI- VAL

HARDSHIPS IN SETTLEMENT

POWHATANS

POWHA-

TANS

GETTING ALONG WITH

POWHATANS

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Response 1

1607

WHEN WAS JAMESTOWN

SETTLED?

THE KING GAVE THE VA

COMPANY OF LONDON ONE OF

THESE

WHAT IS A CHARTER?

1619

WHEN DID THE FIRST

VA. ASSEMBLY MEET?

WOMEN ARRIVED IN

JAMESTOWN IN THIS YEAR

WHAT IS 1629?

THIS WAS THE TYPE OF LAND

JAMESTOWN WAS BUILT ON

WHAT IS MARSHY?

JOHN SMITH STARTED

TRADING WITH THIS GROUP

WHAT ARE THE

POWHATANS?

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LAND SURROUNDED BY WATER

ON 3 SIDES

WHAT IS A PENINSULA?

THE VIRGINIA COMPANY WAS

GIVEN THE RIGHT TO

ESTABLISH THIS

WHAT IS A COLONY?

THIS WAS THE FIRST CITIZEN

REPRESENTATIVE

WHAT IS A BURGESS?

THESE PEOPLE ARRIVED IN

JAMESTOWN AGAINST THEIR

WILL

WHO ARE AFRICANS?

IT TURNED OUT THAT

JAMESTOWN DID NOT HAVE

THIS

WHAT IS SAFE

DRINKING WATER?

FOOD, FURS, LEATHER

WHAT DID THE

POWHATANS HAVE TO

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SHIPS COULD DOCK AND

DEFEND ITSELF FROM ATTACK

AT SEA

WHAT ARE REASONS FOR

THE LOCATION OF

CHARTERS EXTENDED THESE

TO THE COLONISTS

WHAT ARE ENGLISH

RIGHTS?

THESE COLONISTS WERE

CONSIDERED CITIZENS

WHAT WERE ADULT MEN?

THIS CAUSED JAMESTOWN TO

BE A MORE PERMANENT

SETTLEMENT?

WHAT ARE THE ARRIVAL

OF WOMEN?

THIS WAS HARDER THAN

EXPECTED

WHAT WAS LIFE IN

JAMESTOWN LIKE?

THIS PERSON BELIEVED THAT

THE POWHATANS AND THE

COLONISTS COULD LIVE IN

HARMONY

WHO IS POCAHONTAS?

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Response 4

JAMESTOWN IS LOCATED ON

THIS RIVER

WHAT IS THE JAMES

RIVER?

THE KING OF ENGLAND GAVE A

CHARTER TO WHAT GROUP OF

PEOPLE?

WHO WAS THE VIRGINIA

COMPANY OF LONDON?

THE VA. ASSEMBLY CHANGED

ITS NAME IN THE 1640'S TO THIS

WHAT IS THE HOUSE OF

BURGESSES?

AFRICAN, CHRISTIAN SLAVES

WHO WORKED 5-7 YEARS

WHAT ARE INDENTURED

SERVANTS?

THE SETTLERS LACKED THIS,

MAKING IT HARD TO PROVIDE

FOR THEMSELVES

WHAT ARE SURVIVAL

SKILLS?

POWHATANS INTRODUCED

THESE 2 CROPS

WHAT ARE CORN AND

TOBACCO?

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Response 5

THE COLONISTS THOUGHT A

FRESH SUPPLY OF THIS MADE

JAMESTOWN A GOOD PLACE

TO SETTLE

WHAT IS WATER?

THE KING COULD GRANT

CHARTERS FOR THIS

CONTINENT

WHAT IS NORTH

AMERICA?

TODAY'S VERSION OF THE VA

HOUSE OF BURGESSES

WHAT IS THE GENERAL

ASSEMBLY?

AFRICANS HELPED EXPAND

THIS ECONOMY

WHAT IS TOBACCO?

MANY SETTLERS DIED OF

THESE THINGS

WHAT IS STARVATION

AND DISEASE?

TOOLS, GUNS, AND POTS

WHAT DID THE ENGLISH

HAVE TO TRADE?

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WHAT ARE THE MONITORAND THE MERRIMACK

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MONEY

$

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

MONEY

MORE  MONEY

$$

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

MONEY

HAIL KING

HAIL KING

ENGLAND AND MONEY

WAR TIMES

WAR

TIMES

REVOLUTIONARY WAR

I DECLARE!

I DE-

CLARE!

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

THE DECLARATION OF IND.

WAR NAMES

WAR

NAMES

PROPER NAMES OF WAR

HEROES

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Response 1

MONEY PUT AWAY TO SAVE

OR SPEND AT A LATER TIME

WHAT IS SAVING?

THIS WAS COMMONLY USED

INSTEAD OF MONEY

WHAT IS BARTER?

COLONIAL VIRGINIA DID NOT

HAVE THESE TO KEEP THEIR

MONEY IN

WHAT ARE BANKS?

SOME SLAVES FOUGHT FOR

THE ENGLISH BECAUSE THEY

WERE PROMISED THIS

WHAT IS FREEDOM?

THIS DOCUMENT GAVE THE

REASONS FOR INDEPENDENCE

AND IDEAS FOR

SELF-GOVERNMENT

WHAT IS THE

DECLARATION OF

ELECTED FIRST PRESIDENT OF

THE UNITED STATES

WHO WAS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

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Response 2

NAME THE MEDIUM OF

EXCHANGE (CURRENCY WHICH

INCLUDES COINS AND PAPER

BILLS)

WHAT IS MONEY?

FEW PEOPLE HAD THIS TO BUY

GOODS AND SERVICES

WHAT ARE PAPER MONEY

AND COINS?

ENGLAND AND THE COLONIES

DEVELOPED CONFLICTS OVER

HOW THE COLONIES SHOULD

BE THIS

WHAT IS GOVERNED?

THIS GROUP FOUGHT AGAINST

THE ENGLISH WHILE SERVING IN

THE CONTINENTAL ARMY

WHO ARE THE

PATRIOTS?

THIS PERSON WROTE THE

DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE

WHO IS THOMAS

JEFFERSON?

SPOKE OUT AGAINST

TAXATION WITHOUT

REPRESENTATION BY SAYING, ".

. . GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME

DEATH."

WHO WAS PATRICK

HENRY?

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Response 3

THIS IS THE BUYING OF GOODS

AND SERVICES NOW AND

PAYING FOR THEM LATER

WHAT IS CREDIT?

A TOBACCO FARMER MIGHT

USE THIS FOR PAYMENT

WHAT IS TOBACCO?

THIS BODY BELIEVED IT HAD

LEGAL AUTHORITY IN THE

COLONIES

WHAT IS ENGLISH

PARLIAMENT?

CITY WHERE THE ENGLISH

SURRENDERED

WHERE IS YORKTOWN?

THE DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE STATES THAT

AUTHORITY TO GOVERN

BELONGS TO THESE

WHO ARE THE PEOPLE?

THE COMMANDER- IN-CHIEF OF

THE CONTINENTAL ARMY

WHO WAS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

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Response 4

THIS IS A GOOD OR SERVICE

OWED TO ANOTHER

WHAT IS DEBT?

FARMERS AND OTHER

CONSUMERS COULD ALSO BUY

GOODS AND SERVICES ON THIS

WHAT IS CREDIT?

PARLIAMENT BELIEVED IT HAD

THE RIGHT TO COLLECT THIS

FROM THE COLONIES

WHAT ARE TAXES?

VIRGINIANS WHO DID NOT

TAKE SIDES IN THE

REVOLUTIONARY WAR WERE

CALLED THIS

WHO ARE NEUTRAL?

THESE ARE CREATED EQUAL

AND HAVE THE RIGHTS TO

LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

WHO ARE THE PEOPLE?

BELIEVED IN THE IMPORTANCE

OF A U.S. CONSTITUTION

WHO WAS JAMES

MADISON?

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THIS IS THE TRADING/

EXCHANGING OF GOODS AND

SERVICES WITHOUT THE USE

OF MONEY

WHAT IS BARTER?

WHEN THE CROPS WERE

HARVESTED AND SOLD THE

FARMERS PAID THIS

WHAT IS DEBT?

THE COLONIES BELIEVED THEY

SHOULD NOT BE TAXED SINCE

THEY WERE DENIED THIS IN

PARLIAMENT

WHAT IS

REPRESENTATION?

VIRGINIANS DEVOTED TO

ENGLAND WERE CALLED THIS

WHO ARE LOYALISTS?

THE DECLARATION OF

INDEPENDENCE WAS ADOPTED

IN THIS ERA

WHAT IS THE

REVOLUTIONARY ERA?

A VIRGINIA SLAVE WHO

SERVED IN THE CONTINENTAL

ARMY AND WAS GIVEN HIS

FREEDOM AFTER THE WAR

WHO WAS JAMES

ARMISTEAD LAFAYETTE?

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THE 2 IRON-CLAD SHIPS THATBATTLED NEAR NORFOLK ANDHAMPTON    

 Response:   

WHAT ARE THE MONITORAND THE MERRIMACK

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