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Early American Settlements (Grade 1)

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Early American Settlements

1. 
Roanoke Island was the first English settlement in the United States.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Who was the man that helped found the settlement at Roanoke Island?
  1. King George
  2. Sir Walter Raleigh
  3. Queen Isabella
  4. Christopher Columbus
3. 
No one knows for sure what happened to the settlers at Roanoke Island- they were all gone when John White returned to the settlement in 1590.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
When the settlers English settlers arrived, they founded Jamestown on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the                .
  1. Chesapeake Bay
  2. Clinch River
  3. James River
5. 
What was the main reason Jamestown was founded?
  1. To learn more about the Native Americans.
  2. To find clean drinking water.
  3. To get rich.
  4. To start a new country.
6. 
Mark all of the things that made life hard for the settlers at Jamestown.
  1. They often fought against the nearby Indian tribes (and the tribes fought back).
  2. They built beautiful houses to live in.
  3. Many of the Gentlemen did not want to do hard work.
  4. They had bad water in their wells.
  5. Unfriendly ships shot cannons at the settlement.
  6. It was too dangerous to leave the settlement to hunt, fish, or tend a garden.
7. 
What was the name of the man who was a good, but sometimes harsh leader of Jamestown? He was also the man who Pocahontas helped save from death.



8. 
Mark all of the important things about John Rolfe.
  1. He was a very poor man.
  2. He helped create a sweet tobacco crop in Jamestown.
  3. He brought the first cows to Jamestown.
  4. He married Pocahontas.
9. 
Mark all that is true about Pocahontas.
  1. She was the daughter of Chief Powhatan.
  2. She was very good at speaking Spanish.
  3. She helped create a time of peace between the settlers and the Indians.
  4. She married an English settler.
  5. She later changed her name to Rebecca.
  6. She never went to England.
10. 
The capital of the English colonies in North America was first at Jamestown and then later was moved to Williamsburg.
  1. True
  2. False
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