This is a church Pocahontas. This is where we worship. Back in England there used to be hundreds of them.
Ah I think I understand but back among the Patawomeck Indians we had a holy man
John Rolfe explaining the concept of a church to Pocahontas
These tabaco plants will make the colony rich, we'll have gold to spare
John Rolfe planting the first tobacco seeds
Yes Sir, the London Company will make good work of this.
I King James 1 give you a charter to start a colony in Virginia, good luck Roanoke disappeared!
The king giving a charter to the London Company to start a colony.
If I get bit one more time I´m moving to England where there is no starving time or swamp.
Jamestown was built in a swamp next to the James River, with plenty of fertile soil and mosquitos.
Why is it surprising that Jamestown was a success? Because they lost so many people to disease, indians, and starvation. Historians estimate out of the 500 people around 80% of them were dead the starving time. Only tobacco and a guy named JOhn Rolfe.