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SETTLEMENT!. Q: How did some European countries, including England, want to increase their wealth and power?. A: By expanding their empires to America. SETTLEMENT!. Q: When was Jamestown first established?. A: 1607. SETTLEMENT!.

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q how did some european countries including england want to increase their wealth and power
Q: How did some European countries, including England, want to increase their wealth and power?
  • A: By expanding their empires to America.
q why did england want a colony that could furnish raw materials
Q: Why did England want a colony that could furnish raw materials?
  • A: It would provide materials that could not be grown or obtained in England.
q who financed the settlement of jamestown
Q: Who financed the settlement of Jamestown?
  • A: The stockholders Virginia Company of London.
q what is a stockholder
Q: What is a stockholder?
  • A: A person who owns a share in a company.
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Q: A resource in its natural state, such as wood, that can be used to manufacture a product is called a—
  • A: raw material
q what two things influenced the decision to settle at jamestown
Q: What two things influenced the decision to settle at Jamestown?
  • A: location and physical characteristics
q one reason the settlers chose jamestown was because it could be defended from what kind of attack
Q: One reason the settlers chose Jamestown was because it could be defended from what kind of attack?
  • A: Sea attack (from the Spanish)
q the settlers chose jamestown as a site because it could be easily defended by sea from the
Q: The settlers chose Jamestown as a site because it could be easily defended by sea from the—
  • A: Spanish
q why did the jamestown settlers need the water near jamestown to be deep
Q: Why did the Jamestown settlers need the water near Jamestown to be deep?
  • A: So they could dock their ships.
q why couldn t the jamestown settlers provide for themselves at first
Q: Why couldn’t the Jamestown settlers provide for themselves at first?
  • A: They lacked the necessary skills.
q what did john smith start that helped settlers in jamestown survive
Q: What did John Smith start that helped settlers in Jamestown survive?
  • A: A forced work program.
q the emphasis on what kind of agriculture helped to ensure the survival of the jamestown colony
Q: The emphasis on what kind of agriculture helped to ensure the survival of the Jamestown colony?
  • A: Self-sustaining