the settlement of Virginia at Jamestown;
The student will demonstrate knowledge of Virginia history by describing important events and people in the history of the Commonwealth, including
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define the physical boundaries of the colony
Jamestown was primarily an economic venture.
The settlers lacked some skills necessary to provide for themselves.
extend English rights to the settlers.
When the settlers arrived in 1607, they founded Jamestown on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the James River. Today, Jamestown is located on an island in the James River.