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A ____________________ is a form of government in which the ruler is a king or queen.
A form of government where citizens elect the leaders to make decisions is called a _______________________.
The first permanent English colony in America was named ________________.
A settlement is a
small, newly built community
place ruled by another country
group of people who travel together
town whose residents agree to govern themselves
What delayed Captain John White's return to Roanoke?
a war between England and Spain
a trip to another settlement
a need to raise money to repair ships
a jail sentence for his actions in Virginia
Why is Roanoke called the "lost colony"?
John White could not find his way back to it.
It lost a contest with Jamestown.
Everyone there went back to England.
All the settlers disappeared.
What the problem with the original site of Jamestown?
It was high in the hills.
It was too rocky to farm.
It was wet land with bad water.
It was too near the Native Americans.
Why was Virginia considered more democratic than England?
Settlers had freedom of speech.
All men and women could vote.
Any man could join the House of Burgesses.
Elected representatives made its laws.
The first settlers to arrive at Plymouth came in search of
good farmland and fishing
natural riches such as gold
independence from England
freedom to practice their religion
What was the Mayflower Compact?
a pledge of friendship with American Indians
a plan of government drawn up by the settlers
an agreement with the ship's captain
a promise of support by the king
Who was the Native American princess that helped the settlers of Jamestown?
He helped keep the peace between the Native Americans and settlers.