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The British departed for the New world in December 1606 with 144 colonists. They were sent by the Virginia Company of London
May 1607- January 1608
The British arrived in the New World on May 14, 1607 with only 104 colonist that made it out of 144. They landed in Chesapeake Bay up the James River.
Jamestown was established by the British in 1607 up the James river by colonists
The first winter for the colonists was tuff, they had to face a lot of hardship like, dieases, unfamilar climate and lack of of food. By January 1608 only 38 colonists were alive
In september John Smith reached an agreement with Chief Powhatan to set up trade and help them get out of hardships.
After lots and lots of arguments with the Powhatan tribe and after king james died, king charles took over and reestablished the house of burgesses and influenced political leadarship .