Homework Assignment # 1
Using the Hippocampus link to the Jamestown Colony read the text passage and watch video to answer the following homework questions.
- Why were the English so interested in the New World?
- What is an aristocrat? Why did this type of person make it very difficult for the early Jamestown Settlement to survive?
- "He who will not work shall not eat" - Capt. John Smith. What was the purpose of these words by Smith?
- What was the starving time?
- Why can it said that tobacco saved the English existence in the New World?
- What is the Virginia House of Burgesses?