Period 1:
 Please get out your workbooks,!
Period 2,3,5,7:
 Please get out your workbooks and
have a seat right away!
Ch 2, Sec 5 – Jamestown:
The First English Colony
The Lost Colony of Roanoke
Roanoke was founded in
 1587
The colony ___________ twice
 failed
Settling Jamestown
Setting up Jamestown
 In __________, the __________________
started Jamestown
 1607
 London Company
Early Problems
Swampy area:
 Disease
Starvation:
 Didn’t plant crops because they were
looking for gold
N-A warfare:
 C...
Starving Time
The English ate dogs, rats, and even:
 Human corpses
By 1610, only _____ of the _______
people at Jamestown...
Jamestown Survives
_________ married ________ and
helped bring peace to the colony
 Pocahontas married John Rolfe
Settler...
Representative Government
Virginia Company creates stable,
 Representative Government
 voters elect representatives to m...
New Arrivals
Women:
 By 1624, there were women compared
to men
Africans:
 By 1644, Africans living in VA
300
1000
300
Life in the Middle Colonies
Wheat, Barley and Rye were known as:
 Cash Crops:
 Crops that are sold for money at market
T...
Growth of Slavery and the
Slave Trade
By 1700, _____ made up the majority of the
population in GA and SC, because labor
ch...
Growth of Slavery and the
Slave Trade
Slave:
 A person who is owned by someone else
and has absolutely no freedoms
During...
The Middle Passage
Growth of Slavery and the
Slave Trade
The economy of the Southern colonies
depends on:
 Slavery
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Ha 2.5 jamestown

  1. 1. Period 1:  Please get out your workbooks,! Period 2,3,5,7:  Please get out your workbooks and have a seat right away!
  2. 2. Ch 2, Sec 5 – Jamestown: The First English Colony
  3. 3. The Lost Colony of Roanoke Roanoke was founded in  1587 The colony ___________ twice  failed
  4. 4. Settling Jamestown Setting up Jamestown  In __________, the __________________ started Jamestown  1607  London Company
  5. 5. Early Problems Swampy area:  Disease Starvation:  Didn’t plant crops because they were looking for gold N-A warfare:  Constant battles
  6. 6. Starving Time The English ate dogs, rats, and even:  Human corpses By 1610, only _____ of the _______ people at Jamestown survived  50 of 600
  7. 7. Jamestown Survives _________ married ________ and helped bring peace to the colony  Pocahontas married John Rolfe Settlers found growing _________ was successful and profitable  Tobacco  John Smith was the first to grow tobacco in the colonies
  8. 8. Representative Government Virginia Company creates stable,  Representative Government  voters elect representatives to make laws for them First form of Representative Government in the colonies:  House of Burgessess
  9. 9. New Arrivals Women:  By 1624, there were women compared to men Africans:  By 1644, Africans living in VA 300 1000 300
  10. 10. Life in the Middle Colonies Wheat, Barley and Rye were known as:  Cash Crops:  Crops that are sold for money at market These colonies were known as:  Bread Basket Colonies  Because they exported so much grain
  11. 11. Growth of Slavery and the Slave Trade By 1700, _____ made up the majority of the population in GA and SC, because labor changed from indentured servitude to slavery.  Slaves Indentured Servant:  A person who agrees to work for someone for a fixed amount of time (3-7 years) in return for their transportation costs, food, housing, and clothing
  12. 12. Growth of Slavery and the Slave Trade Slave:  A person who is owned by someone else and has absolutely no freedoms During the:  Middle Passage _____% of Africans died  10
  13. 13. The Middle Passage
  14. 14. Growth of Slavery and the Slave Trade The economy of the Southern colonies depends on:  Slavery
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