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may 14, 1607
144 colonist sent by Virginia company of London to find new world
104 colonist made it to the new world in Chesapeake bay up the James river
john rolfe sent new tobacco to England in 1604
by 1608 only 38 colonist where alive because they died from many diseases and not enough food
march 22 1622
only 38 colonists alive led to john smith talking control of the colony and making trade deals with Powhatan
the Virginia Company of London offers 50 acres of land to anyone who pays to travel to the colonies and another 50 acres per person brought along
Powhatan attacked the colonists along the James river 1/4 of them where killed and this all led to Jamestown surviving