Presentation on theme: "Jamestown and Virginia. 1.Name the tribe that helped feed the Jamestown settlers their first winter. (Later they fought against the Virginians) 2.What."— Presentation transcript:
1.Name the tribe that helped feed the Jamestown settlers their first winter. (Later they fought against the Virginians) 2.What was the invention that saved Jamestown, and who invented it? 3.Explain the headright system. 4.What was the House of Burgesses, and why was it significant? 5.What is the importance of Nathaniel Bacon?
What you need to know Locate & identify Virginia colony Virginia Company Powhatan The crop that saved Jamestown Importance of House of Burgesses Nathaniel Bacon
The British Arrive First attempts Trying to fight Spain in Americas 1585—Roanoke Colony (fail) They quit & went home to England 1587—Roanoke Colony #2 (epic fail) Everybody disappeared
Jamestown—1607 1 st permanent colony Set up by Virginia Company English businessmen setting up colony for profit Get charter from King James I