8. I can explain why early settlements succeeded or failed.
Virginia Colonies: Crash Course
- What was the first successful English colony and when was it founded? What was the famous failed colony?
- What was the hope of the Virginia Company when Jamestown was first founded?
- What was the strategy used by the Virginia company to recruit more colonists?
- What labor source replaced Indentured servants, just 12 years after the founding of Jamestown?
- What New World crop was able to turn a profit for Jamestown and the Virginia Company?
- How much of the Virginia population came to the colony as servants?
- What was the name of the agreement signed by men on a famous ship to follow “Just and Equal Laws”?
- To clarify, the American colonies were said to NOT focused on religious liberty, what were they focused on?