Read the text and answer the following questions in complete sentences.
1. Why is it important for Americans to understand how liberty developed in Medieval England?
2. What were two main principles that founded the United States of America?
3.What happened to Sir Walter Raleigh's colony in North America?
4. Who paid for the founding of Jamestown?
5. How was the first winter for people of Jamestown?
6. How did Pocahantas help the English settlers?
7. What was the "gold" for Virginians?
8. What did the Great Charter of Virginia do?
9. What two peoples were brought to Virginia in 1619?
10. Who were the Pilgrims?
11. What was the first year like for the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation?
12. What was the reason for the first Thanksgiving?
13. Name at least three American leaders who have issued a Thanksgiving Proclamation.
14. According to the Mayflower Compact, what were the beliefs of the Pilgrims?
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John De Gree
Mr. De Gree is teacher of intermediate students at MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate, and is Founder of The Classical Historian