Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Regional/Jamestown
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- 1 1. Why is the Jamestown colony important?
- 2 2. What was the date that the colonists first landed at Jamestown?
- 3 3. What were the names of the three ships that first arrived at Jamestown from England?
- 4 4. What was the name of the organization that funded this expedition?
- 5 5. Who gave The Virginia Company its charter?
- 6 6. Who was the company named after? Who was Jamestown named after? What is he best known for?
- 7 7. Be familiar with the following persons associated with Jamestown and why they were significant:
- 8 8. What was the makeup of the people of the expedition?
- 9 9. Who was the military leader of the expedition?
- 10 10. Did Captain John Smith marry Pocahontas?
- 11 11. What were the challenges the Virginia Company faced during its first few years?
- 12 12. Why did it take the English so long to start settling the New World?
- 13 13. What was the name of the Indian tribes that live in the area?
- 14 14. How did the Indians make their living?
- 15 15. When did the Admiral leave the Jamestown Colony for England?
- 16 16. When was the admiral supposed to return? When did he return? What was the result of the delay?
- 17 17. When did the following first happen?
- 18 18. Who married Pocahontas?
- 19 19. What happened to Pocahontas?
- 20 20. What was the name of the first Governor? What shape was the colony in when he arrived?
- 21 21. When was the Starving time? What were the events that brought this on? What happened during this time in the colony?
- 22 22. What was the religion of the Company and most of the colonists?
- 23 23. What was the major reason for the colony being established?
- 24 24. Was the Virginia Company successful?
- 25 25. When did the capital of Virginia move to Middle Plantation (Williamsburg)?
- 26 26. Would you have liked to be one of the original colonists? Why or why not?
- 27 References