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1

Who was known as the "Chief of many Chiefs"?

Powhatan

2

What kind of insect caused the disease Malaria?

Mosquitoes

3

Rulers of Spain

King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

4

Who was known as the "Admiral of the Ocean Sea"

Christopher Columbus

5

Susan Constant, Godspeed, and Discovery

Captain Newport's ships

6

Columbus Day

October 12th

7

What year was America discovered?

1492

8

Who said, "He who will not work shall not eat"?

John Smith

9

Who was the king of England at the time of America's discovery?

King James (the first)

10

which area of the world was rich in pearls, gold, silk, and spices?

The Indies

11

True of False: Columbus's parents were happy that he wanted to be a sailor.

False; they wanted him to be a weaver like his father and grandfather.

12

True of False: The Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria were ships that Columbus sailed from Spain in 1492

True

13

True or False: Since Columbuis thought he had landed in India, he called the natives "Indians".

True

14

True or False: John Smith was accused of starting an argument on the ship, and Captain Newport ordered him put in chains.

True

15

True or False: The men from England worked hard and had plenty of food for the winter.

False. They did not know how to fish and hunt, and they would not plant gardens in the spring.

16

True or False: Captain Newport followed the king's instructions right away and made John Smith a leader in the new land as soon as the arrived.

False; Against the king's orders, Captain John Smith was left in chains and not appointed as one of the colony leaders.

17

The sailors in Columbus;s day thought ther might be _____ ____ and _____ in the unknown seas.

Boiling spots & monsters

18

On his first trip to England, who attacked Columbus's ship?

Pirates

 

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19

What did the people in Europe call the unknown seas?

Sea of Darkness

20

What two things did Columbus see that made him believe land was near?

Land birds & a carved stick

21

What were the wealthy Englishmen who came to the new land called?

Gentlemen

22

What was the winter of 1609-1610 called when many colonists dies of starvation?

Starving time

23

When John Smith came back to America, what section of North America did he explore and make maps of?

New England

24

The Englich colony of Jamestown was named after what king?

King James

25

For which country did Columbus claim San Salvador?

Spain

26

Who saved Captain John Smith's life?

Pocahontas

27

Why did sailors not want to go to India with Columbus?

  • They feared the "Sea of Darkness"
  • They were afraid they might die of hunger and thirst
  • They did not trust Columbus

28

What are two ways in which Captain John Smith helped the colonists?

  • He traded with the Indians for food
  • He kept peace with the Indians
  • He made the rule that those who didn't work couldn't eat.