Matthew Pena - Storyboard -Jamestown- US History Project/MG
We have come upon a truce! Even though we have each made some bad decisions toward each other, peace is the only way to survive!
We will sell anyone tobacco(Jamestown's cash crop)! Tobacco saved Jamestown from a rotting town to being an early times empire of success.
"He that will not work, will not eat!" -John Smith used these words to keep his colony running. Slaves also eventually camw to the colony and that was a big help.
The location/geography of Jamestown was much like Texas. Not many mountains, but summers were scorching, and winter was unbearable.
Why is it surprising that Jamestown was a success? A few reasons that it may of been surprising that Jamestown was a success is due to it's rocky start. In the beginning, the first few years were rough. Lots of people dying, Indian complications, etc. did not help with their case.