The Settlement of Jamestown Colony


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How was the Virginia Company important to Jamestown?

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1. Which of the following was NOT a role Pocahontas played in the Jamestown colony?

2. John Rolfe introduced sweet Spanish tobacco seeds to the Jamestown colony. What was the most important impact of these seeds to the survival of Jamestown?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet will display your knowledge of the Jamestown Colony settlement. You will be tested on items such as the London Company and Pocahontas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The London Company
  • Pocahontas
  • John Rolfe
  • Problems of the Jamestown settlers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Jamestown settlement
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about John Rolfe's influence
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding problems that the Jamestown settlers had and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Jamestown, review the accompanying lesson on The Settlement of Jamestown Colony. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Detail European settlers coming to the United States
  • Define joint-stock company
  • Explain the impact of Pocahontas
  • Relate the contributions of John Rolfe