Raleigh sent a fleet of seven vessels with approximately six hundred men to North Carolina's Outer Banks and Roanoke Island.
Caption Newport found the settlement at Jamestown. Captain John Smith, on an exploring and trading expedition, was captured by a Powhatan hunting party with Chief Powhatan. Pocahontas then saved him as they were about to kill him.
This was the starving period and it was a very harsh time, many people died of diseases at this time too.
This was the starving period and it was a very harsh time
John Rolfe exports the first crop of new tobacco
This is when the representative government started. This is also when the House of Burgesses was established.