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Race to the Governor. Quiz #2. What was Werowocomoco ?. Werowocomoco was a large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years before the English settlers came. It was the headquarters for the leader, Powhatan, in 1607. Jamestown was the first ______ English settlement.

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Race to the Governor

Quiz #2


What was Werowocomoco?


Werowocomoco was a large Indian town used by Indian leaders for several hundred years before the English settlers came. It was the headquarters for the leader, Powhatan, in 1607.


Jamestown was the first ______ English settlement.


permanent


Archaeologists have discovered items that let them know how settlers interacted with _______ and _______.


Africans and Indians


What are the names of the current state recognized tribes?


Chickahominy TribeEastern Chickahominy Tribe Mattaponi Tribe Nansemond TribePamunkey TribeRappahannock TribeUpper Mattapomi Tribe Monacan Tribe


Where are the current state recognized tribes located in Virginia today?


Coastal Plain (Tidewater) Region- ChickahominyEastern ChickahominyMattaponiNansemondPamunkeyRappahonnockUpper MattaponiPiedmont Region-Monacan


England wanted to establish and American colony to increase its _____and_____.


wealth and power


Great Britain hoped to find ____, ____, and ____ ____ in America.


silver, gold, and raw materials


Jamestown was primarily an ______ venture.


economic


Who financed the settlement of Jamestown?


The stockholders of the Virginia Company of London.


Which water features were important to the early history of Virginia?


Atlantic OceanChesapeake BayJames RiverYork RiverPotomac RiverRappahannock River


The rivers of Virginia provided _____ and a means of _______ for exploration.


food and transportation


Many early Virginia cities developed along the_____ _____, the natural border between the Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions, where the land rises sharply and where the waterfalls prevent further travel on the river


fall line


In what ways is Virginia part of the US economy?


Tourism is a major part of Virginia’s economy. Also, many federal workers live and/or work in Virginia. The federal government has a significant impact on Virginia’s economy.


Virginia has a large number of _______ and other ______ industries.


communications and technology


Virginia’s ______system moves raw materials to factories and finished products to markets.


transportation


Virginia ______agricultural and manufactured products, including tobacco, poultry, coal, and large ships.


exports


Where was Jamestown originally located?


Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the James River.


Where is Jamestown located today?


Jamestown is located on an island in the James River.


What are the three main reasons the settlers chose the Jamestown site?


1. The location could be easily defended from attack by sea. 2. The water along the shore was deep enough for the ship to dock.3. They believed they had a good supply of fresh water.


Who granted the charters of the Virginia Company of London?


The King of England


The settlers had ______ rights.


English


What hardships did the Jamestown settlers face?


1. The site they chose to live on was marshy and lacked safe drinking water. 2. The settlers lacked some skills necessary to provide for themselves. 3. Many settlers died of starvation and disease.


What changes took place that resulted in survival of the settlers?


1. The arrival of supply ships.2. The forced work program and strong leadership of Captain John Smith.3. The emphasis on agriculture.


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