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  • 1. Settlements of Roanoke Island and Jamestown.
  • 2. Roanoke Island – “The Lost Colony” <ul><li>Roanoke Island was the first British settlement in North America. </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Roanoke Island was first settled by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1584. </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Raleigh named the entire region Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>However, Roanoke Island is in present day North Carolina, where the capital is named Raleigh. </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>In 1587, John White tries to start a British settlement on Roanoke Island. </li></ul><ul><li>He and others had to return to England later in 1587 for supplies. </li></ul><ul><li>Because of fighting between Britian and Spain, the colonists were unable to return to the colony until 1590. </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Colonists returned in 1590 to find that everyone had vanished. Only the word “Croatoan” was carved into a tree. </li></ul>
  • 7. The Settlement of Jamestown <ul><li>The settlement of Jamestown was started in Virginia by the Virginia Company in 1607. </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>Captain John Smith saved Jamestown by: </li></ul>- bargaining for food with the Powhatan Indians. - calling for a “no work, no food” rule. - 2/3’s of the colonists died of disease and hunger.
  • 9. Model of Jamestown
  • 10. <ul><li>The colonist John Rolfe married the Powhatan princess Pocahontas. </li></ul>JOHN ROLFE AND POCAHONTAS early 1850s, J. W. Glass Pocohantas
  • 11. <ul><li>This marriage brought peace between the colonists and the Powhatans, and ensured economic success for Jamestown after Pocahontas introduced tobacco to John Rolfe. </li></ul>

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