Virginia

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  • Aug 11, 1000

    Nicholas wise

    Nicholas wise
    this guy found Norfolk,VA
  • Mar 17, 1098

    john smith got injured

    john smith got injured
    john smith was injured in a gunpowder explosion and returned to England
  • Roanoke island

    Roanoke island
    sir Walter Raleigh found a new land claimed it England
  • Charter

    Charter
    Charter was granted by queen Elizabeth 1 to sir Walter Raleigh
  • Roanoke island

     Roanoke island
    that island was their port and they have to return
  • Elinor white

    Elinor white
    He had a daughter named Virginia Dare
  • john white returned to England

    john white returned to England
    white need more supplies so he return to England and he was decide to defend the fort or not
  • John smith discoed Virginia

    John smith discoed Virginia
    that was the first person discovered Virginia
  • London company

    London company
    the company revived they got a a charter from king Jame 1 to organize an expedition and establish the colonies in north american
  • Virginia Company of London

     Virginia Company of London
    The Virginia Company of London established the colony at Jamestown. The colonists arrived at Jamestown on May 13, 1607. When did the voyage to Jamestown begin and how long did it take? Three ships left London
  • colony found in Virginia

    Jamestown was the colony found in Virginia
  • starving time for Virginia

    starving time for Virginia
    This was not pleasant for Virginia because they did not have enough food
  • sir Thomas dale

    sir Thomas dale
    he was in charge of the colonies
  • house of Burgess

    house of Burgess
    the first legislative Assembly in american
  • first meeting

    first meeting
    they meet at a church in Jamestown
  • tobacco

    tobacco
    Nathaniel Bacon leads a bunch of farmers to work on tobacco
  • seven yeas of war

    seven yeas of war
    that war was so blood end so long that they called seven years of war
  • George Washington

    George Washington
    Washington was elected to the house of Burgess.
  • Virginia House of Burgesses

    Virginia House of Burgesses
    first legislative assembly of elected representatives in North America. ("Burgess" means an official of a municipality, or the representative of a borough in the English House of Commons) Candidates who ran for a seat in the Virginia House of Burgesses often use to dole out alcohol to influence the voters to vote for them. George Washington ran for a seat in the Virginia House of Burgesses at the age of 23 and refused to offer alcohol to voters and lost.
  • Meriwether Lewis

    Meriwether Lewis
    Meriwether Lewis born in Alembert country, Virginia
  • famous person

    famous person
    Patrick Henry was famous for give me liberty or death
  • Virginia adopted Independence

    Virginia adopted Independence
    that was when the first time the declare independence
  • stamp act

    stamp act
    that act was passed by parliaments to taxes to colonies but they boycott
  • Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson resides in Paris while serving his fledgling country as Minister Plenipotentiary. He travels widely in France and in other countries, viewing many examples of contemporary and classical architecture that will influence his architectural plans for the University of Virginia
  • Tobacco

    Tobacco
    Tobacco became Virginia’s first profitable export, and a period of peace followed the marriage of colonist John Rolfe to Pocahontas, the daughter of an Algonquian chief. During the 1620s, Jamestown expanded from the area around the original James Fort into a New Town built to the east; it remained the capital of the Virginia colony until 1699.”
  • battle

    battle
    it was first it kind between metal armored vessels change for all time the nature of naval warfare
  • Hampton Roads

    Hampton Roads
    Hampton Roads, Virginia, the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia (formerly the USS Merrimac) met in one of the most famous naval engagements in US history. Their battle, the first of its kind between metal armored vessels, changed for all time the nature of naval warfare
  • wealthy land owners

    wealthy land owners
    those wealthy mans They formed the Virginia Company and set out to establish a permanent English settlement in the Americas
  • conditions fist settle

     conditions fist settle
    the conditions for these first settlers were harsh, and 8 months after arriving in Virginia, only 60 out of 214 men were still alive. The colony's population did increase after the arrival of new settlers in 1608, but many people continued to die from the harsh conditions.
  • George Washington

    George Washington ran for a seat in the Virginia House of Burgesses at the age of 23 and refused to offer alcohol to voters and lost. He ran again for the same office in 1758, and provided almost half a gallon of alcohol for each voter.