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Unformatted text preview: Jamestown VA History Fourth Grade Reasons for English colonization in America Reasons for English colonization in America England hoped to find silver and gold in America. Reasons for English colonization in America England hoped to find silver and gold in America. An American Settlement would furnish raw materials that could not be grown or obtained in England, while opening new markets for trade. Jamestown was primarily an economic venture. Jamestown was primarily an economic venture. The stockholders of the Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jamestown. Jamestown was primarily an economic venture. The stockholders of the Virginia Company of London financed the settlement of Jamestown. Jamestown became the first permanent English settlement in North America in 1607. When the settlers arrived in 1607, Jamestown was located on a narrow peninsula bordered on three sides by the James River. Today, Jamestown is located on an island in the James River. Reasons for Site Choice: Reasons for Site Choice: The location could be easily defended from attack by sea (Spanish). Reasons for Site Choice: The location could be easily defended from attack by sea (Spanish). The water along the shore was deep enough for ships to dock. Reasons for Site Choice: The location could be easily defended from attack by sea (Spanish). The water along the shore was deep enough for ships to dock. They believed they had a good supply of fresh water. The King of England granted charters to the Virginia Company of London. The King of England granted charters to the Virginia Company of London....
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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