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1

Were a lot of people illiterate?

Yes

2

Who invented the printing press?

Johann Gutenberg

3

What dangerous idea did Martin Luther propose?

Reform Catholic Church

4

What country was predominantly catholic?

Spain

5

What country was predominately Protestant?

England

6

Who made up Tudor dynasty?

Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

7

What was easier to reach than Asia?

North America

8

What settlement did John white settle?

Roanoke

9

What helps the British armada?

Weather and Sir Frances drake

10

English were determined to never let this happen again

Black Death

11

What does John white see when he returns to Roanoke?

Everyone is missing

12

Who started the Virginia company?

James I

13

Who sails over to create Jamestown?

Christopher Newport

14

Who was in charge at Jamestown?

John smith

15

Who captured John smith?

Powhatan

16

What did Smith force?

A rebellion

17

What ended Smiths career at Jamestown?

A cannonball wound

18

How many people died in the "Starving Winter"?

1/3

19

Who took over for John smith?

John Rolfe

20

What did Rolfe discover

Tobacco

21

What is tobacco?

Cash crop

22

Who does Rolfe marry on April 15, 1614?

Pocahontas

23

What was the first colonial legislature?

House of Burgesses

24

What was Jamestown?

Royal colony

25

What was house of burgesses?

Self gov.

26

Who was killed in the Jamestown massacre?

John Rolfe?

27

How many people died in the Jamestown massacre?

1/4

28

What became capital of Virginia?

Williamsburg

29

What marched on Jamestown in 1676?

Bacons rebellion

30

Gluten

Bad mkay

31

What are indentured servants?

People who paid debt by working

32

Who sold the slaves to Jamestown?

Dutch

33

When does the alliance with Powhatan die?

When Pocahontas dies in England

34

What replaces indentured servants after bacons rebellion?

Slaves