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  • Q1
    What is the Virginia Company of London?
    The first form of government in the new world
    A company in England that went out of business, which resulted in colonists moving to Virginia.
    A state company that helped feed the colonists during the early years of settlement.
    An English joint-stock company established in 1606 by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
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  • Q2
    Which of the following are reasons that the colonists came to the new world?
    To find wealth, power, gold, and religious freedom.
    To have a better life and to become famous.
    To search for the fountain of youth
    There was pretty land to build houses on.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following are reasons that the colonists chose to settle at Jamestown?
    They wanted to be near the beach.
    There was perfect weather conditions.
    They wanted to be near the indians.
    The location could be easily defended from attack by sea.
    30s
  • Q4
    When was Jamestown settled?
    1607
    1700
    1776
    1606
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  • Q5
    Which of the two Native Americans helped contribute to the survival of the Jamestown settlers?
    John Smith and King James
    Queen Elizabeth and Michael Scott
    The Cherokee and Pueblo Indians.
    Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas
    30s
  • Q6
    Which person saved Captain John Smith's life and helped with communication between the Indians and the colonists?
    Queen of England
    John Rolfe
    Pocahontas
    Christopher Columbus
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  • Q7
    What did the Indians trade with the colonists?
    Food and crops
    clothing
    wool and blankets
    houses
    30s
  • Q8
    What did the Indians use as weapons?
    guns
    bow and arrows
    swords
    animals
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  • Q9
    What is the Starving Time?
    A period of starvation during the winter of 1609-1610.
    When the entire colony died and Jamestown was abandoned.
    The reason the colonists left England.
    The beginning of the hunger games
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  • Q10
    What year did the Africans arrive in Jamestown?
    1619
    1609
    1607
    They never came
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  • Q11
    What was the cash crop that saved the colony?
    corn
    cotton
    wheat
    tobacco
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  • Q12
    How did the colonists travel while in Jamestown?
    canoes
    cars
    warships
    horses
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  • Q13
    What was the name of the fort that the colonists lived in?
    Smith's Fort
    Mcafee's Fort
    James Fort
    Jamestown Fort
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  • Q14
    What did Captain John Smith bring to the colony?
    money
    compassion
    strong leadership
    slaves
    30s
  • Q15
    What did the colonists give to the Indians for trade?
    weapons and jewelry
    English snacks
    horses
    boats
    30s

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