The New World: Founding of Jamestown

English colonists, including John Smith and John Rolfe, arrive on new land via the Chesapeake Bay and are greeted by curious onlookers who are native to the land. This land will eventually become the Colony of Virginia. This scene foreshadows the end of the ancient civilization, the Powhatan.

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  1. So imagine you where one of these Powathan Natives-Describe your feeling as you see these peeps you have never seen before

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. history through 1877. The...
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    The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of the United States,...
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    locate places and regions of importance in the United States during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries
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    describe how different immigrant groups interacted with the environment in the United States during ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the major eras and events in U.S. history through 1877, including colonization, revolution,...
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    explain the significance of the following dates: 1607, founding of Jamestown; 1620, arrival of the P...

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