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It was May 14, 1607, the colonist arrived in what is now Jamestown. The colonist chose a spot on the James River that was sixty miles from a part of the Chesapeake Bay. They wanted to to be far enough to avoid cannon fire from any Spanish ships.
Lots of more colonists arrived in Jamestown in 1608. The colony still had very bad problems until on September 1608 Smith was elected president of Jamestown. And after things became better.
The Tobacco Farm
The Lord De la Warr. He thought he should be tough with the American Indians, so he attacked some of the areas groups. Not very long the colonist were at war with the Powhatan.
THE DEATH of most of the English!!!!!!!
In 1622 the Powhatan people led an attack that killed 347 colonist. Also that meant nothing because the diseases killed hundreds more colonists. Virginia became royal colony and Jamestown continued to grow.
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