The Virginia Company's Journey to North America

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Who approved the plan for a new settlement in North America in 1606?

King James I

What was the name of the company in charge of forming the settlement?

Virginia Company

How many colonists were sent to North America in December 1606?

100

What were the colonists looking for in North America?

Gold, silver, and a river route to the Pacific Ocean

What was the name of the settlement established by the colonists?

Jamestown

What were the names of the three ships that the colonists traveled on to North America?

The Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery.

Why did the colonists name their settlement Jamestown?

After King James I.

What were the colonists hoping to find in North America?

Gold and silver, as well as a river route to the Pacific Ocean.

How long did the colonists travel for before reaching North America?

About six months.

What was the name of the company in charge of the formation of the settlement?

The Virginia Company.

"Exploring the New World: The Virginia Company's Journey to North America" - Test your knowledge on the Virginia Company's ambitious settlement in North America in the 17th century. Discover their goals, challenges, and the significance of their expedition in this quiz.

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