The Virginia Company's Charter

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What did the charter of the Virginia Company guarantee to overseas settlers?

The same rights as Englishmen

Who wrote an extravagant exhortation for English colonization of the New World?

Richard Hakluyt

What did Richard Hakluyt describe as a better and richer country than Mexico itself?


What did the defeat of the Spanish Armada lead to?

The strengthening of English colonies

What did the charter of the Virginia Company gradually extend to subsequent English colonies?

The same rights as Englishmen

Test your knowledge of American history with this quiz on the Virginia Company's charter. Explore the rights guaranteed to overseas settlers and how they influenced subsequent English colonies. Discover the colonists' sense of belonging even on distant shores.

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