Jamestown was struggling until John Rolfe brought a tobacco seed which very quickly became the cash crop of Jamestown
The long voyage to the New World was only men, and the gentlemen didnt do work on the ship.
Oh my gosh! I have to use the bathroom so bad after that long voyage!
The settlers of Jamestown created their settlement on a swamp with tons of mosquitoes, but it also has very fertile soil.
Kid! Do you know why they HAD to build this settlement on a SWAMP?!
I don't know Sir.
The settlers of Jamestown decided to form a representative government, because King James | was too far away in England to make decisions.
This is a very nice government we've set up.
Why was is surprising that Jamestown was successful?
It was so surprising that Jamestown was successful because there were very many problems that they came across during their time of settling. Such as, "The Starving Time", indian attacks, slavery, droughts, etc.