in 1585 John white discovered Roanoke (the lost colony), John white left all the settlers at the new land and he went back to england to get supplies.When John came back to Roanoke everything was gone.No one was there.Everything was taken apart and put into sections.
In 1607 the boats "the susan constant," "the godspeed" "discovery". Went to the first successful colony. Many people died on their way there because of disease.John smith and Chief Powhatan kept everything in order.
in 1609 people were dying from starvation because growing crops were very hard in Roanoke. This was called the starving period.
Lord De La Warr was nominated the first governor of the colony in 1610. He was known for establishing order and discipline.