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