England’s First Successful Colony Building the Jamestown Colony
I. King James I <ul><li>A. interested in a colony. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Grants a royal  charter  to Virginia Company. </li...
II. Jamestown <ul><li>A. formed 1607 </li></ul><ul><li>B. Settled along James River (VA) </li></ul><ul><li>C. Built homes ...
III. Gold Diggers <ul><li>A. Colonists wanted $ </li></ul><ul><li>B. Spent days digging for Gold. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Did...
IV. John Smith <ul><li>A. Saved the colony. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Peace with Powhatan Indians. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Returns...
“ Desperate settlers cooked dogs, cats, rats, snakes and toadstools to survive.  To keep warm, the broke up houses to burn...
V. A Cash Crop <ul><li>A. 1612 </li></ul><ul><li>B. Colonists plant tobacco. </li></ul><ul><li>C. becomes the leading cash...
VI. Representative Government <ul><li>A. England = Monarchy (king) </li></ul><ul><li>B. 1619 more people are needed in Jam...
VII. Women in Jamestown Colony <ul><li>A. 1619 </li></ul><ul><li>B. 100 women arrive in colony. </li></ul><ul><li>C. quick...
VIII. African Influence <ul><li>A. 1619 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Dutch trading ship appears. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2....
Homework <ul><li>A. Read chapter 3, section 4 (p. 87-91). </li></ul><ul><li>B. Write a letter from the colonists perspecti...
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  1. 1. England’s First Successful Colony Building the Jamestown Colony
  2. 2. I. King James I <ul><li>A. interested in a colony. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Grants a royal charter to Virginia Company. </li></ul>Introducing the King James hat collection
  3. 3. II. Jamestown <ul><li>A. formed 1607 </li></ul><ul><li>B. Settled along James River (VA) </li></ul><ul><li>C. Built homes near a swamp </li></ul><ul><li>D. Disease Spreads </li></ul>
  4. 4. III. Gold Diggers <ul><li>A. Colonists wanted $ </li></ul><ul><li>B. Spent days digging for Gold. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Did not plant crops. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Starvation threatens colony. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IV. John Smith <ul><li>A. Saved the colony. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Peace with Powhatan Indians. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Returns to England – 1609. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Colony nears ruin again. </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Desperate settlers cooked dogs, cats, rats, snakes and toadstools to survive. To keep warm, the broke up houses to burn as firewood.”
  7. 7. V. A Cash Crop <ul><li>A. 1612 </li></ul><ul><li>B. Colonists plant tobacco. </li></ul><ul><li>C. becomes the leading cash crop of Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>D. $$$$$$$$$$ </li></ul><ul><li>E. 1620 - 30,000 lbs. Of tobacco exported a year! </li></ul>
  8. 8. VI. Representative Government <ul><li>A. England = Monarchy (king) </li></ul><ul><li>B. 1619 more people are needed in Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Allow male settlers to elect officials to make laws (called burgesses). </li></ul><ul><li>D. meet at the House of Burgesses </li></ul><ul><li>E . FIRST REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT IN AMERICA! </li></ul>
  9. 9. VII. Women in Jamestown Colony <ul><li>A. 1619 </li></ul><ul><li>B. 100 women arrive in colony. </li></ul><ul><li>C. quickly find husbands. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Important to increase population of Jamestown. </li></ul>
  10. 10. VIII. African Influence <ul><li>A. 1619 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Dutch trading ship appears. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. cargo = 20 enslaved Africans. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B. Sold to colonists. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Institution of slavery begins early in North America. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Homework <ul><li>A. Read chapter 3, section 4 (p. 87-91). </li></ul><ul><li>B. Write a letter from the colonists perspective back home to someone in England. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Explain what life is like in Jamestown. </li></ul><ul><li>D. Be Creative! </li></ul><ul><li>E. </li></ul>
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