Jamestown Study Questions Packet 1) Jamestown was founded in _______ year by ___________________________? 2) What does Glory, God and Gold mean? 3) What were some of the things that made life in Jamestown so difficult? 4) What was the original plan to generate wealth in the Virginia colony and was it successful? If not, what was the successful product they found to help them become wealthy? 5) Why was the location chosen for Jamestown a good choice and why was it a bad choice? A good location A bad location ● ● ● ● ● ● Jamestown Short Answer Study Questions (Please type 4 to 5 complete sentences for each question. Make sure to include the relevant facts and descriptive words that let you imagine your answer. 2 dollar words instead of 50 cent words.) 6) How did John Rolfe and John Smith contribute towards the survival of the Jamestown colony? 7) Explain indentured servitude. What was it? Why was it used? Where did the people come from? How did indentured servitude differ from slavery? 8) What was the headright system? How did it help create a smaller planter class with most of the land and wealth in the Virginia colony? 9) Include what the word chatel slavery mean? What year was slavery introduced into the Virginia colony? Why was it introduced? 10) Explain the significance of the House of Burgesses. When was it created? What did they do? Who was eligible to be elected into the House of Burgesses?