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Teaching Jamestown Settlement and the "Starving Time"

Jamestown Settlement and the "Starving Time"

The first joint-stock company to launch a lasting venture to the New World was the Virginia Company of London. The investors had one goal in mind: gold. They hoped to repeat the success of Spaniards who found gold in South America.\n\n

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the motivation for founding Jamestown influence the outcome of this first settlement in the New World?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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