Presentation on theme: "Chapter 4 European Settlements"— Presentation transcript:
1Chapter 4 European Settlements Lesson 4The Jamestown ColonyPages
2Quick SummaryThis lesson describes how the English adapted to life in their new colony.
3ObjectivesDescribe the achievements of leaders such as John Smith and John Rolfe.Analyze the ways English colonists adapted to and modified their environment to meet basic needs.Describe the various ways by which Jamestown was governed.
4Picture p. 161Why do you think the colonists built Jamestown near the James River?To meet their need for water for drinking, washing, and cooking, and to easily receive supplies from England.
5Review p. 162How did Captain John Smith help the colonists at Jamestown?He provided strong leadership
6Review p. 163 What was the House of Burgesses? The first legislature in the English colonies.
7Democratic Values p 163 What was the House of Burgesses modeled after? The English Parliament
8Review p. 164 Who did King James appoint to represent him in Virginia? A royal governor
9Study QuestionsHow did Jamestown colonists adapt to their environment?They worked hard to build the colony by learning skills such as farming and hunting. They worked hard to build the colony by learning skills such as farming and hunting.
10Study QuestionsHow would you describe the colonists’ relationship with the American Indians?Relations were tense between the colonists and the Powhatans.
11Summarize Key ContentJamestown was failing until John Smith ruled that anyone who did not work did not eat.Jamestown prospered with development of tobacco.King James made Virginia a royal colony.
12LESSON 4 REVIEWCATEGORIZE IN what category would you put John Smith and John Rolfe?Leaders, managers, and organizers
13LESSON 4 REVIEW1 BIG IDEA Why did the English continue to try to settle an English colony in North America despite the hardships?To make money
14LESSON 4 REVIEW2 VOCABULARY Use the words legislature and burgess in a sentence about Jamestown.The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first legislature in the English colonies.
15LESSON 4 REVIEW3 TIME LINE Which happened first, John Rolfe developing a profitable tobacco crop or the House of Burgesses meeting for the first timeJohn Rolfe developed a profitable tobacco crop.
16LESSON 4 REVIEW4 Economics. What important contribution did John Rolfe make to the Virginia Colony?He developed a successful cash crop for the colony.