Jamestown Project

Jamestown Project

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  • Jamestown The  Next Boom Town
  • Alanna Tellez 1st Period
  • In Jamestown only men and gentlemen were allowed to go. Why? The men weren't planning on staying for a long time because they wanted to go back to there families.
  • Social
  • Political
  • King James 1 was ruling in England and was unable to rule the people in Jamestown. 
  • John Rolfe came to visit Jamestown and saw that they weren't doing good, then he started planting tobacco plants. Before long they started exporting tobacco to England and became the next Boom Town.
  • Economy
  • Jamestown was in a swamp near the James River in Virginia . The colony had very fertile soil for tobacco but lots of water for disease carrying mosquitoes. 
  • Geographic
  • Why was is a surprise that  Jamestown was successful?
  • Jamestown was a surprise to everyone, why? Most of the colonists were dying and there were not enough workers. Then they started growing tobacco and exporting it to England making Jamestown a success.
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