Chapter Two: Colonizing America
Section Two Continued: English Colonies in America
C. England Returns to America
a. Queen Elizabeth I granted a ______________ to Sir Walter Raleigh
to start an English settlement in America.
b. 1587 – He founded a settlement off the coast of North Carolina
c. This new land was named ________________
d. The governor of Roanoke returned to England for ______________.
e. When he returned the colony had ____________________.
f. Roanoke is sometimes called the ________________ colony.
CHUNK #3 D. Jamestown
Retell – turn to page 62. Read Jamestown is Founded through the 2nd
paragraph of Early Troubles. Retell the passage to your turn and talk
a. 1. The Early Years
i. 1604 – King James I gave a group of investors a ____________
to start a new settlement in Virginia.
ii. These investors formed the ________________ Company.
iii. 1606 – These settlers arrived in Virginia and founded
iv. The settlement had a very __________________ start.
v. Few knew how to _____________ or build houses.
vi. Almost all of the colonists ____________ in the first year.
vii. Captain John _____________ eventually helped the colony
survive by trading and working with the Native Americans.
b. 2. Growth of Jamestown
i. Jamestown continued to _____________ for many years.
ii. It was ultimately saved by ______________ farming, which was
iii. Jamestown was the first ___________________ English settlement in
iv. 1618 – The Virginia Company created the Virginia House of
v. This was an ______________ assembly that would propose laws.
The House of Burgesses was the first
_____________________ assembly in America.
a. Colony founded by George ______________, or Lord Baltimore.
b. He was an English Catholic who wanted to start a colony where
Catholics could live and _________________ freely.
c. This was a proprietor colony – it was owned by _________ person.