Изображения страниц
[ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

P. 27.

i voyage ? puth of the

voyage ?

[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

CHAPTER XII. - p. 28. At what age, did he first leave

his native land i B Why? Location of the first permanent

Under what emperor did he colony in Va., foc. fight with the Turks?

How many champions did he
Who conducted the first colony, vanquish at the siege of Regal ?—?
sent out by the London company, Their names ?
ander this patent?

Fate of Smith in a subsequent
What great bay did they enter? battle?
Between what capes ?

How did he effect his escape ?
Length of the Chesapeak ?

What honor did the London In what month did Newport en company confer on Smith? They ter this bay? - In what year ? | appointed him one of the council

to govern the colony. When did the government of this How was he treated on the colony commence its operation ? Soon after they landed at the He was kept confined, as a crimmouth of the Chesapeak.

inal. Where had that government

How was he treated at their been constituted ?

landing? He was excluded from Of how many members, did it the council. consist?

Why was he thus treated ? In what manner, were their Why did his enemies offer to exnames brought over ?

cuse him from a regular trial ? By whom, was the president They pretended to pity him. chosen ?

Why was he tried ? He defied Who was the first president ? his accusers, and insisted upon a Conduct of Wingfield

Very trial.

Result of Smith's trial? He
How long were they in selecting was cleared ; and Wingfield was
a place for settlement? 17 days. sentenced to pay him a fine of 200
What did they call the place ? pounds.
Why? In honor of King James. What did Smith do with this
On what was it situated ?

fine ? Gave it all to the colony. By what river, was the peninsu When was Smith admitted to his la formed ?

seat in the council ? In June. On which side of the river, was How did they express their recJamestown ? The north.

onciliation the next Sabbath ? By How far from the mouth of receiving the communion. James river ? About 32 miles. Conduct of Smith's accusers !

What is the state now called, in They confessed, that they had which Jamestown was situated ? been suborned to accuse him. In what part of that state ? Meaning of suborn?

Of what, were the colony in very great want, soon after Newport

left them in June? Of provisions. CHAPTER XIII. - p. 28. Of what number, did the colony Early life and unjust treatment of

then consist ? 104.
Smith, and administration of months ? Fifty:

How many of them died in three

Who monopolized the few refreshe
Who is generally considered as ments that remained ? Wingfield.
the father of Va. ?' Captain John Meaning of monopolize ?

What criminal project did Wing

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

field entertain? To run away with

How did Smith procure corn the pinnace, and desert the colony. from the natives? By traffic, by Meaning of pinnace?

threats, and by violence.t How did they punish Wingfield ? How many men accompaniea They degraded him from his office. Smith in an expedition to Kecougb. What was his office ?

tan ?

What did the Indians contempluously offer Smith for a musket or a sword?

How did Smith resent the insult ?

Name of their idol, captured by CHAPTER XIV.

Smith ?

What provisions did he procure Ratcliff's administration, and by means of this idol? Smith's captivity.

In what attempt was Smith

taken captive ? Who succeeded Wingfield ? Where does the Chickahoming John Ratcliff.

empty into James river? A few To whom, did Ratcliff commit miles above Jamestown. the principal management ? To What did he present to the InSmith.

dian chief?


permit his men to touch it, expecting,

that the Indians would return, Capture of Okee.

and attack them. They soon ap

peared to the number of 60 or 70, “ The party, which accompanied formed into a square, carrying their Smith in this excursion, consisted idol Okee, composed of skins, of six men, well armed, but ill pro stuffed with moss, and adorned with vided with clothing and other ne chains of copper. They were armcessaries.

ed with clubs and targets, bows and “What was wanting, in equip-arrows, and advanced singing to ment, was to be supplied by resolu the charge. The party received tion and address; and Smith's ge them with a volley of shot, which nius was equal to the attempt. brought several of them to the

“They proceeded down the river ground, and their idol among them. to Kecoughtan, (Hampton,), where The rest fled again to the woods, the natives, knowing the needy state from whence they sent a deputation of the colony, treated them with to offer peace and redeem their contempt, offering an ear of corn god. Smith having in his hands in exchange for a musket, or a so valuable a pledge, was able to sword, and in like proportion for bring them to his own terms; he their scant and tattered garments. stipulated, that six of them should Finding, that courtesy and gentle come unarmed, and load his boat treatment would not prevail, and with corn, and on this condition, that nothing was to be expected in he would be their friend, and give the way of barter, and moreover them hatchets, beads and copper. provoked by their contempt, Smith These stipulations were faithfully ordered his boat to be drawn on performed on both sides ; and the shore, and his men to fire at them. Indians in addition, presented them

“ The affrighted natives fled to with venison, turkies and other the woods, while the party searched birds, and continued singing and their houses, in which they found dancing till their departure." plenty of corn; but Smith did not | Belknap's Biog. I. 261.


ocure con traffic

, by ent companies Kecough

contempi musket a

the insult! -ptured by

[ocr errors]


A few

the Low


. retur, oon ar0 0 70

, ng their skins

, ed wit

Name of that chief? Opekan Why did Newport stay 14 weeks

at Jamestown? To load his ves-
Who Opekankanough? sel with what he supposed golden
Brother of Powhatan.

To what great chief, was Smith Effects of this delusion? Scarci-
soon conducted ?

ty, distress and death among the
To what, was he doomed by colonists.
Powhatan and his council ?

What infamous character was
Who saved the life of Smith ? sent to England with Newport in
Father of Pocahontas ?

1608 ? Wingfield.
What did Smith agree to give

for his liberty and other
favors ? wo pieces of cannon

OF THE e procure

and a grindstone.

Why did not Powhatan receive
them ? His twelve Indians were CHAPTER XV. p. 32.
unable to carry them.

How long had Smith been ab Smith's administration and
sent from Jamestown?

parture. Pestilence, &c.
'To what number was the colony
then reduced ?

Who succeeded Ratcliff as pres-
For what, did he find them ident of the council ? Smith.
making preparation ? To quit the In what year? In 1608.

Character of Smith's administra-
Who prevented ? Smith. tion? Most energetic and useful.

What female frequently relieved What method did Smith adopt
their distresses, and saved the lives

to prevent profanity ? He caused of several ? Pocahontas.

the number of every man's oaths
How were the colony relieved to be noted, and at night, as many
the ensuing winter? By supplies cans of water to be poured inside
from England.

of his sleeve.
Who brought them ? Capt. What dreadful plot did Powha-

tan form in 1609 ?
How many new planters did Who averted their destruction ?
Newport bring with him? 100. How ?

Whạt great calamity did the How old was she then? About
colony suffer about that time? 14.
Several houses, with much pro In what year, was she born ?
vision and furniture, were burnt. Who allured Pocahontas to come

every rivulet was searched for its
Pursuit of Gold.

golden sands, this appearance was

considered as an infallible indica“In a small stream of water, tion of a mine. Every hand was which issued from a bank of sand

eager to dig. A large quantity of near Jamestown, a sediment of this glittering dust was amassed. some shining mineral substance, "There was now,' says Smith,

which had some resemblance to no talk, no bope, no work, but fully gold, was discovered. At a time, dig gold, wash gold, refine gold.' the

when the precious metals were con With this imaginary wealth, the hem

ceived to be the peculiar and only vessel was loaded, while the cul

valuable productions of the New ture of the land and every useful and World, when every mountain was occupation was totally neglected."

supposed to contain a treasure, and -Ramsay, 1, 18.


Te arm ws and

[ocr errors]


which to the them. νοράς, , tation

their hands ble te

-; be hould



, give oper.



[ocr errors]

on board his vessel in 1612 ? Capt. years denominated] The stars Argal.

ing time. What was then her age ?

What resolution did they soon Where did Argal carry her ? adopt? To Jamestown.

Who prevented their going to What did Powhatan offer to give England, after they had embarked i for her ransom? 500 bushels of In what year ? 1610.

Who then became their governWhat prevented her return to or? Lord Delaware. her father? Her marriage.

What did he soon restore to the Whom did she marry


colony ? Order and contentment. What effect upon her father, had What soon obliged him to resign her marriage ? _"He was ever after the government ? Wank of healih. a friend to the English.

To what country did Mrs. Rolfe remove ?

What religion did she embrace ?
What name was given her ?

How was she received at the CHAPTER XVI. - p. 35. court of King James ? With much attention.

Settlement of N. Y. and naming Why was James much displeas

of New-England. ed with Mr. Rolfe? Because he had presumed to marry into a royal

Who first built a fort at Albany! family.

In what year? By what, was she prevented How long

after the settlement of from returning to Virginia ? By

Jamestown? death.

On what river, is Albany ? Where do her descendants now Which side ? live?

Which way from N. Y. city ? What is their standing in socie In what year, was a settlement

commenced on Manhattan island ? In what year, did Smith return What city is now on that island ? to England ? În 1609.

Which way is N. Y. city from For what object? To be healed New-Haven? from Philadelof his wounds.

phia ? How had he been dangerously From whom, was the Hudson wounded? By the accidental ex named ? plosion of a bag of gunpowder. What other name is often appli

Number of the colony at Smith's ed to the Hudson ? North river. departure? 500.

In whose employ, did Hudson What prevailed in the colony im sail up that river ? mediately after Smith's departure ? What name was given by the Anarchy, faction, riot, and the most Dutch, to the region round Huddaring crimes.

son's river ? Who took advantage of their di. What did they call N. Y.? vided and wretched state? The In what year was the name of Indians.

New-England given to this counWhat calamities soon followed ? | try? The most dreadful famine and pes By whom? tilence.

Who had presented him a map To what number, were the


of the country? ple reduced in six months ?

Who was the father of that What was this period for many

prince? James I.

ty ?

p. 34.

[ocr errors]

their gore

restore tot contentmar

as of head

their company,

[ocr errors]

and' nami ind.

at Albani

CHAPTER XVII. - p. 36. CHAPTER XVIII. p. 37. did they & Fruitless attempts to establish

The Puritans. colonies in N. England, foc. heir going

Who first attempted to estab Where commenced the first perad embarke 10.

fish a colony in N. E.? Gosnold. manent colony in N. E.?
In what year? 1602.

In what year?
Where did his company build a From what country, original.
fort ? On the largest of Elizabeth ly?

Of what religious denominaWhere are Elizabeth islands ? | tion? ? ? him to resep Partly in Buzzard's bay, near to

Why were they called Puritans? Martha's Vineyard.

Because they professed to desire What induced them to relinquish greater purity of worship, of distheir design ? The smallness of cipline and of morals. and want of pro

By whom was the name first visions.

given them?

By their oppoWho sent out the second colony nents. to N. E.? John Popham.

How did these intend the name From what country? England. should be regarded ? As a term In what year? 1607.

of reproach. Where did they settle ? At the How long had this name been in mouth of Sagadahok river. use ? About 60 years.

What is that river now called ? How had they been treated, durKennebec.

ing that period? They had been In what state is Kennebec river? grievously persecuted,

What are some of the towns Who had taken the lead in these upon the Kennebec?

persecutions? Elizabeth, Parker, What was the number of the Whitgift, James I. and Bancroft. colony at the mouth of the Ken What was the office of Parker, nebec? 45.

Whitgift, and Bancroft ?


was another colony plant- bishop of Canterbury, ed the same year ?

What were some of the greatest What induced the_Sagadahok injuries, inflicted upon the Puri. colony to return to England the tans? Cruel mockings, loss of next year? The burning of their goods, imprisonment and death. stores, and death of their leaders.

For what, did they receive these Where met the first representa- | injuries ? For preaching and hear. Dane tive assembly in America ? - ing the gospel, and worshipping When?

God according to the dictates of How many corporations were conscience; for not worshipping represented ?

God in the way they thought Population of the Va. colony in

wrong ; for attempting to defend 1620?

themselves by reason and scripWhy were criminals sent to this ture, and for not believing what colony? Effect of this ?

they could not believe, or professWhen was African slavery in- ing to believe what they disbe. Iroduced into this country ?



[ocr errors]

. city?


a islam ut islam

city tra Philade


[ocr errors]



tion,” says Mr. Brook,“ varied in

different dioceses, that which was Form of subscription in the days

most commonly imposed, was the of Elizabeth.

following. I acknowledge the Though the forms of subscrip- ' Book of Articles, agreed upon by

« ПредыдущаяПродолжить »