His 111 ch 2

His 111 ch 2

the ________ company was responsible for the settlement of jamestown in virginia
Virginia
The attitude of King James I toward tobacco
showed that, in the end, he valued revenue more than good health
Unlike Virginia, Maryland was established
as a religious sanctuary for persecuted Catholics from England
Upon arriving in the New World, English settlers
generally adapted old beliefs to the new environment.
The labor system of Jamestown in its early years
replicated the traditional work experience of the settlers
The first three years of Jamestown’s history witnessed
terrible hardship and suffering
Jamestown’s prosperity was ensured by
tobacco cultivation
Under the “headright” system in Virginia,
all new arrivals who had paid their trans-Atlantic fares received fifty-acre land grants.
in 1624, Virginia became
a royal colony
The individual largely responsible for Maryland’s settlement was
Sir George Calvert
Although women arrived in Jamestown as early as 1608, the majority of immigrants to the colony were
young, single males who came as indentured servants
The selection of a site for Jamestown was primarily based on the settlers’
fear of surprise attacks
in 1622, the Native American tribes of Virginia
viciously attacked the Jamestown settlement
After 1618, the Virginia Company’s principal means of attracting new settlers was
a system of land grants
To resolve the problem of the vast expenses New World settlement required, English merchant -capitalists introduced the
the joint-stock company
Jamestown might have gone the way of Roanoke had it not been for the preservance of
Captain John Smith
Those who migrated to the Chesapeake Bay area as indentured servants were
normally single, lower-class males in their teens or early twenties
The joint-stock company
encouraged investment in colonial enterprises, with “limited liability” for inventors
Which one of the following was NOT a factor that stimulated English migration to the New World?
government laws that forced the migration of the poorer classes
English settlers in seventeenth-century America could be characterized best in terms of their
striking social diversity