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Jamestown (Grade 6)

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Jamestown

1. 
In which modern-day state was Jamestown located?
  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. Virginia
  4. Florida
2. 
In what year was Jamestown founded?
  1. 1208
  2. 1383
  3. 1492
  4. 1607
3. 
What was the first permanent English settlement in America?
  1. Williamsburg
  2. Jamestown
  3. St. Augustine
  4. Roanoke
4. 
Jamestown was named after King James I of England.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Which leader of Jamestown from 1608 to 1609 created a forced-work program to ensure the survival of the colony?
  1. Christopher Newport
  2. Walter Raleigh
  3. John Smith
  4. King Philip
6. 
Who was the Native American leader in the Tsenacommacah area near Jamestown when the English arrived?
  1. Pocahontas
  2. Massasoit
  3. Tecumseh
  4. Powhatan
7. 
What name was given to the winter of 1608-09?
  1. the Great Famine
  2. the Starving Time
  3. the Long Winter
  4. the Lean Time
8. 
The taking of land by Jamestown colonists to grow which crop led to worsening relationships with the natives?
  1. sugar cane
  2. tobacco
  3. indigo
  4. corn
9. 
Which colonist married chief Powhatan's daughter Pocahontas?
  1. John Smith
  2. John Rolfe
  3. Walter Raleigh
  4. Myles Standish
10. 
With its origin in the first meeting of the Virginia General Assembly at Jamestown in July 1619, the Virginia                                            was the first democratically-elected legislative body in North America.
11. 
Who was the chief who led the Powhatan Confederacy in the Second and Third Anglo-Powhatan Wars of 1622 and 1644?
  1. Squanto
  2. Powhatan
  3. Richard Pace
  4. Opechancanough
12. 
Who led the rebellion that burned Jamestown in 1676?
  1. John Smith
  2. William Berkeley
  3. Nathaniel Bacon
  4. William Bradford
13. 
The capital of Virginia was moved to Williamsburg after the statehouse in Jamestown burned down in 1698.
  1. True
  2. False

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