Chapter two Ids
1. The first British colony in the "New World" named after King James I
2. Founded on May 14, 1607
3. Grew tobacco as it's primary crop and source of money
Historical Significance: Jamestown was the first permanent British settlement in America and was the beginning of the creation of the original thirteen colonies.
1. Married Pocahontas and temporarily ended war between English and native Americans. The marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas was the first interracial union in Virginia.
2. Father of the tobacco company
3. Died when a group Native Americans attacked the settlers starting a new war
Historical Significance: His marriage with Pocahontas helped assure peaceful relationships between the English and their neighboring native American tribes.
1. Married John Rolfe temporarily ending the war between the English and native Americans. The marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas was the first interracial union in Virginia.
2. Daughter of Powhatan, a powerful native American chief
3. Converted to Christianity to preserve peace between the native Americans and the English.
Historical Significance: Pocahontas attempted to spread peace between native American tribes and the English settlers by marring John Rolfe, an English man, and by converting to Christianity, the religion of the English
House of Burgesses
1. Established on July 30, 1619
2. Each Virginian settlement was allowed to elect two delegates (burgesses)
3. The first representative self-government in America similar to a mini parliament
Historical Significance: The House of Burgesses was the first elective governing body in a British colony
1. In 1634, Lord Baltimore founded Maryland
2. Permitted freedom of worship hoping to spread toleration of Catholics
3. Baltimore was named after Lord Baltimore
1. Inheritance is given to only the eldest son
2. Used to keep...