1. In 1583, Sir Humphrey Gilbert claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth


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1. In 1583, Sir Humphrey Gilbert claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth.

  • 1. In 1583, Sir Humphrey Gilbert claimed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth.

  • a. Before he could find a suitable site for a colony he died at sea.

  • 2. 1584, the Queen gave Sir Walter Raleigh permission to claim any land in North America not already claimed by a Christian monarch.

  • 3. His scouts found Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina.

  • a. They said the soil was good, and the local people were gentle.


1. In 1585, Raleigh sent 100 men to settle on Roanoke Island.

  • 1. In 1585, Raleigh sent 100 men to settle on Roanoke Island.

  • 2. After a difficult winter the colonists returned to England.

  • 3. 1587, Raleigh sent 91 men, 17 women, and 9 children back to Roanoke.

  • 4. John White, a mapmaker and artist, was in charge of the settlement.

  • 5. White sailed back to England for supplies and more settlers.



6. White returned 3 years (1590) later only to find no one was there.

  • 6. White returned 3 years (1590) later only to find no one was there.

  • 7. The word Croatoan was carved on a gatepost.

  • 8. The settlers were never seen again.





1. Charters- The right to organize settlements in an area.

  • 1. Charters- The right to organize settlements in an area.



1. The Virginia Company of London received a charter to settle in Virginia.



3. In December of 1606, the company sent 144 settlers in 3 ships to build a colony in America.

  • 3. In December of 1606, the company sent 144 settlers in 3 ships to build a colony in America.

  • a. The ships names were Godspeed, Discovery, and The Susan Constant.

  • 4. The settlers goals were to:

  • a. look for gold

  • b. establish trade in fish and furs

  • 5. Forty settlers died on their voyage to the new world.

  • 6. In April of 1607, the ships entered the Chesapeake Bay.

  • 7. They sailed up a river flowing into the bay and named it the James River.



8. Their new settlement would be named Jamestown after their king.

  • 8. Their new settlement would be named Jamestown after their king.

  • 9. Jamestown was built on a peninsula so it could be defended easier from an attack.

  • 10. Negatives to Jamestown

  • a. Swampy land filled with mosquitoes that carried malaria.

  • b. It lacked good farm land.

  • c. Surrounded by Native American Settlements.



11. The settlers were not used to working hard.

  • 11. The settlers were not used to working hard.

  • 12. They searched for gold and silver instead of growing crops for food.

  • 13. Disease and hunger took its toll on the colonists.

  • 14. In January of 1608, ships arrived with additional supplies and men, only 38 colonists remained alive



1. 27 years old

  • 1. 27 years old

  • a. soldier and explorer

  • 2. He forced the settlers to work.

  • 3. He got corn from Powhatan people.

  • 4. Smith was later replaced by Lord De La Warr.



Pocahontas was a real person!







The Starving Time

  • The Starving Time

  • They ate horses, dogs, cats, rats, and mice.

  • They lived in cave like holes dug into the ground.

  • They also ate dead people, including dead Native Americans already buried.

  • A man killed his wife as she slept.

  • Settlers also rented themselves out as servants for Native Americans.



c. When new settlers arrived only 60 had survived out of 300.

  • c. When new settlers arrived only 60 had survived out of 300.



What is a Charter?

  • What is a Charter?

  • What was the name of the Joint Stock Company that settled Jamestown?

  • What is a Joint Stock Company?

  • What were some of the Negatives of the Jamestown settlement?

  • What was the ‘starving time’.





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