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									   NAME: ________________________________________                                            PERIOD: ______
                                                                                               Soc. Studies 7
   Homework                                                                                     Mr. Williams


         THE FIRST ENGLISH COLONIES
   Directions: Read pages 59-63 and answer the following questions.

   1) Queen Elizabeth I granted Sir Walter Raleigh a charter. What did it allow him to do?
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   2) When & where did Raleigh arrive?
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   3) What is the name of the first English child born in North America? ______________________________

   4)    CHARTER
         JOINT STOCK
   5)
         COMPANY

   6) Whom did King James I issue a charter to? _________________________________________

   7) What did the colonist name the new area they found after sailing in through the Chesapeake Bay & up
      the James River? Why?
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   8) What were settlers in America searching for?
           1) ______________________________
           2) ______________________________

Better Times in Jamestown

   10) By 1612 the Virginia Company had found a new way to make money. What was it? ________________

   11)   BURGESSES
         REPRESENTATIVE
   12)
         GOVERNMENT

   13) What did the House of Burgesses do? ______________________________________________________

   14) Where did the English settle when they landed in Jamestown?
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   15) Why did they settle there?
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   16) Explain the harsh weather conditions they faced when they arrived.
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   17) What was the problem with the water supply?
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   18) How had many of the colonists die?
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This section will be completed in class

   MAGNA CARTA

   Why were women important in Jamestown? ____________________________________________________
        How?
              1) ______________________________
                  2) ______________________________
                  3) ______________________________
                  4) ______________________________

   Why did settlers begin to move onto Indian soil?
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   John Smith’s most significant rule: ____________________________________________________________




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