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Title: SSUSH1 The student will describe European settlement in North America during the 17th century


1
SSUSH1 The student will describe European
settlement in North America during the 17th
century
  • a. Explain Virginias development include the
    Virginia Company, tobacco cultivation,
    relationships with Native Americans such as
    Powhatan, development of the House of Burgesses,
    Bacons Rebellion, and the development of
    slavery.

2
The Virginia Company
  • The King of England granted a charter to the
    Virginia Company which established Jamestown as
    their settlement in 1607.
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Tobacco
  • At first the Virginia Company failed to produce a
    cash crop and the Jamestown colony nearly failed.
  • John Rolfe established a blend of tobacco that
    was sold in England and produced a cash crop that
    made the colony prosper (1614).

4
The House of Burgesses
  • The Virginia Company established a representative
    body to help run the colony in 1619.
  • The House of Burgesses was made up of a governor
    and 20 representatives, or burgesses, from the
    colonys 10 towns.

5
Relations with the Natives
  • The local natives, the Powhatan, had an uneasy
    peace with the Virginia Company settlers and
    traded them food, helping the colony to survive
    for the first few years.
  • Relations eventually deteriorated and in 1622 the
    Powhatan attack Jamestown, killing many settlers.
  • The uprising is put down, but causes the King to
    revoke the Virginia Companys Charter, turning
    Virginia into a Royal colony led by a governor
    appointed by the King.

6
Bacons Rebellion
  • Nathaniel Bacon
  • -a frontier farmer who was upset with the way
    the Governor was ruling the Virginia colony .
  • -Governor took away many voting rights and
    failed to protect frontier farmers, who wanted
    more western land, from Native attacks.

7
Bacons Rebellion
  • Bacon raised a militia and took over
    Jamestown in 1676
  • The Governor retook the colony later that year
    after Bacon became ill and died

8
Slavery comes to Virginia
  • The first Africans came to Virginia in 1619 and
    were not used as slaves but as baptized servants.
  • By the 1680s slaves began to replace indentured
    servants as workers in Virginia.

9
Questions
  • What role did the Virginia Company and tobacco
    have in saving the Virginia colony?
  • What type of government did the House of
    Burgesses form?
  • What was the relationship between the Powhatan
    and the colonists? How did it change and why?
  • Why did Nathaniel Bacon lead a revolt in
    Virginia?
  • What role did the first Africans play in the
    development of Virginia?
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