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Jamestown Settlement | Jamestown Colony | Educational story for kids

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Have you ever wondered about how people colonized America? This lesson focuses on the first English settlement in North America, Jamestown. Watch the video from Kid's Academy and then complete the lesson.

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Now that we've learned the basics of Jamestown, read this article to learn more about Jamestown settlement and it's history. This article on Jamestown explains why the location of Jamestown was critical to it's history. The Powhatan Tribe was integral to the settlers in Jamestown. Read this article to learn more about the Powhatan.
Some people think the Jamestown settlement was an experiment. It didn't end up lasting for many reasons, but was important because it was one of the first European tries to settle the "New World" or the United States of America.

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