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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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