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  • In 1585, Queen ELizabeth the first gives SIr Walter Raleigh I, permission to set up a colony in current day Virginia.
  • ENGLAND
  • They end up coming back due to starvation and they restock to head back out. During a second attempt the first person to be English born in The Americas becomes Virginia Dare. The second time around the Governor White has to leave so the colony is now without a governor, when he came back the people from Roanoke were gone.
  • All that would remain of the colony is a tree with the word "CROATOAN " on it and a skull
  • CROATOAN
  • In December, 1606, 144 colonists left England to create Jamestown, they were sent by The Virginia Comany of London
  • Three boats would arrive during May 14, 1607, 104 of the colonists remained and would start Jamestown. This would become the first permanent colony in America, and landed inland from CHesapeake Bay
  • By the next year, only 38 colonists would be of existence. John Smith during September of 1608 would become President of Jamestown's council. He would have severe rules, but this is hat he colony would need to get through. They would eventually make a deal with the nearby Natives for corn. It would take a while but eventually Jamestown would thrive due to tobacco.
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