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Jamestown and Roanoke

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Kennedy DiSanto

on 26 September 2012

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Transcript of Jamestown and Roanoke

Roanoke 1st Attempt
Sir Walter Raleigh
led 108 men
near North Carolina Forced out by Indians
and hurricanes,
forced back to England 2nd Attempt John White
led 118 colonists,
wanted to find gold and silver Sir Walter Raleigh granted
charter for colonization
of the area of Virginia
by Queen Elizabeth I Built homes and a fort,
planted crops,
and almost got wiped out by
famine and disease,
10 months later John White returns to
England to get supplies,
held up by War with Spain John White returns to Roanoke,
everything is gone and
CROATOAN was carved on a tree.
It is called the Lost Colony Mystery March 25, 1584 1585 1586 1587 1588 August 18,1591 Jamestown May 14, 1607 John Smith brings three ships full of
men, women, children, and slaves.
Granted charter for expedition by
King James I and the Virginia Company. Planted crops like tobacco-cash crop
and corn. Built houses and forts. Roles of Colonists Men-planting crops, butchery,
and other outside jobs
Women-cooking, cleaning,
and making clothes
Children-helped the adults
and learned their jobs and duties The women made these clothes A couple years later John Smith marries the
Native American leader's
daughter, Pocahontas. Eventually were wiped out by
disease and Native Americans
Jamestown is still a city in
Virginia today By Kennedy DiSanto
and Maria Chillemi
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