Social: disease is swamping the colony killing tons of people
NOOOOOOOO! THEIR GONE.
Geography: The water was very salty, due to flooding, therefore the water wasn't drinkable.
What do we do now then??
Honey.. the waters salty.
Economy: The colonist soon found out tabacco could grow in the soil, which later became a cash crop.
Sir, this crop is growing perfectly in the soil!
This will be a great cash crop. Thank you son
Why is it surprising Jamestown was a success?
They built their colony from the ground up. They had many miss fortunes. Some of them were; many people died from disease, from the harsh winter, and indian attacks. Eventually someone found out tabacco grows in theri rocky soil. That became the cash crop of the economy and led them to a successful colony