#6   English Foothold 

1607 - founding of Jamestown

  1620 - Pilgrims sail to New England

Elizabeth I 

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Early English Explorers

John Cabot 1508

(English) First modern European explorer to set foot on the mainland of North America

Sir Francis Drake 

AKA the "Sea Dog" 

first Englishman to sail around the world, in 1577, in his ship the Golden Hind.

Early Settlements

Roanoke  (North Carolina) 1585

led by Sir Walter Raleigh

2. Virginia Dare born

3. John White goes back to England for supplies  







4. "Croatan" carved in tree

5. colony failed remaining settlers go back to England

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Jamestown (1607) 1st permanent English settlement in the New World

  many problems  - lazy settlers looking for gold not planting crops.

    Common-store system-   a communal system where each man was required  to place his food in a "common store" where all could draw from.  

    1.  problem is more took out than put in

    2. supplies were quickly depleted

    3.  AKA Socialism -  Communism

Captain John Smith   -Saved colony from starvation.

    1.  Biblical principle 2 Thess 3:10  
"...those that don't work, don't eat"

    2.  "starving time"  by 1610 only 60 of 200 remained
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Pocahontas  married John Rolfe who introduced tobacco as a cash crop.

3 Events of 1619

    1.  Women  came to Jamestown, 
                             make men responsible

2.  Slaves   Dutch slave traders

3.  House of Burgesses  
            first representative assembly or legislature 

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1. list

2. explain the difference between

3. describe the

4. chart on a map the

5. define the terms

6. Explain the significance of

Remember Recognizing, Recalling
Understand : Interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, explaining
Apply : Executing, implementing
Analyze : Differentiating, organizing, attributing
Evaluate : checking, critiquing
Create: generating, planning, producing

Knowledge: Recall of data.

Comprehension: Understand the meaning, translation, interpolation, and interpretation of instructions and problems. State a problem in one's own words.

Use a concept in a new situation or unprompted use of an abstraction. Applies what was learned in the classroom into novel situations in the workplace.

Separates material or concepts into component parts so that its organizational structure may be understood. Distinguishes between facts and inferences. 

Builds a structure or pattern from diverse elements. Put parts together to form a whole, with emphasis on creating a new meaning or structure.

Make judgments about the value of ideas or materials.