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What was the purpose of the Jamestown colony

The original purpose of the Jamestown colony was to make money for the Virginia Company.

What was the headright system

A Promise To Give Land to People Who Settled In Virginia

The Headright System, introduced in Virginia, gave each head of household the right to fifty acres of land for himself and fifty additional acres for each adult family member of servant that he brought to America.

The four square kilometers of land was given to anyone who was accepted to cross the Atlantic Ocean to help populate the colonies.

What was indentured servitude

Indentured servitude is when there is a contract between two parties saying that one party agrees to work for a defined amount of years, usually 3-7 years, in exchange for clothing, food, shelter, and other essentials instead of money. Was a way for poor people to come to America because would agree to do labor in exchange for travel costs and food/clothes/home.

What is an example of a primary source

Primary sources (in history) are things such as documents produced at the time. A secondary source is something written later by a historian.

Good examples of primary source documents are legal notices, letters, diaries, newspapers, maps, flags, important documents, clothes, and even furniture.

What deadly effect did the Columbian Exchange have

Diseases

What did the headright system do

The Headright system began in the US state of Virginia.

The Headright system tried to solve the labor shortage problem. It was also a way to attract new colonists. Immigrant colonists were given one headright and could receive one more for each passage they paid for an additional immigrant.

The Headright system also led to too much distribution of land, increasing the tension between the Native Americans and the colonists. It also let to the increase of indentured servitude and slavery.

What was Columbus looking for when he sailed from Europe in 1492

ocean route to Asia

What was a common consequence of Sir Edwin Sandys system of indentured servitude

The death of many servants

What country sent Champlain to America to explore

France

What did Sir Edwin Sandys hope for when he set up the headright system and indentured servitude in Jamestown

more money for the Virginia company---apex

Which group depended on the trade network for raw materials

European businesses.

What problem was caused by the quick growth of tobacco farming in Jamestown

A need for labor was caused by the quick growth of tobacco farming in Jamestown.

What was a way for a poor person in Europe to have a chance at a better life

being an indentured servant

Why were southern and Caribbean colonies most dependent on slave labor

Their climate an soil were suited to large farms

What is true about indentured servants in Jamestown

They had few rights under their contract.

An indentured servant brought to Jamestown and other colonies was given freedom once what

Once the servant worked for the full length of their contract.

How did Sir Edwin Sandys try to solve the labor shortage in Jamestown

Sandys tried to solve the labor shortage in Jamestown by promoting the creation of families in Jamestown.

How did the French profit most from their activities in the new world

Buying and selling furs

Which groups main focus in the new world was to profit from the fur trade

The french

Sir Edwin Sandys' plan for getting more labor to Jamestown included attracting women to the colony promoting indentured servitude and

Answer this q Sir Edwin Sandys' plan for getting more labor to Jamestown included attracting women to the colony, promoting indentured servitude, and:

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I came to the American colonies after my country was United with England The union allowed people in my country to move to any English colony I am from

Scotland

Use of the headright system in Jamestown resulted in

An increasing difference between wealthy landowners and workers

What was a major change that occurred in Jamestown as settlers decided was their best opportunity

Answer this ques A major change occurred in Jamestown as settlers decided their best opportunity was to:

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What is the Columbian Exchange

the changes that resulted from Europeans settling in the new world

Settlers at jamestown found unexpected success by

Growing tobacco

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