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Chapter 7, Lesson 1: A New Settlement in Virginia (pp. 156-162)

I. Dangers Hide in the Land

II. John Smith Leads the Settlers

    A. After six months, over half of the settlers had died in Jamestown.

    B. John Smith took strict control of the colony.

    C. John Smith traded with the Algonquin Indians.

III. The Colony Changes
    A. John Smith left Jamestown, and the settlement almost starved.

    B. The Virginia Company formed the House of Burgesses, where representatives voted on laws.

    C. The colonists grew a profitable crop called tobacco.

    D. Relations with Indians were difficult.

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