Colony of Virginia

By Imelda Lopez and Haley Peterson

Who found your colony and when?

The London Company found Virginia in 1607 and became the first English colony.

What region was your colony in?

Virginia was located in the Jamestown region where many colonists settled into the Chesapeake Bay.

Why was it found?

The colonists were hoping to find a new possible trade route to Asia. They were also looking for riches like gold and useful sources.

What were its economic resources?

Some of their resources were coal, grains, crops, and cattle.

What was its geography and climate?

They have Pamunkey soil. Their average temperature is at 55 degrees and average rainfall is 42''.