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Timeline of the General History of Virginia

Timeline of the General History of Virginia
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General History of Virginia Timeline John Smith

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  • TIMELINE FOR THE GENERAL HISTORY OF VIRGINIA
  • Three ships leave England and set sail with 105 men and boys to establish a colony in Virginia
  • After spotting land and scouting the area, the settlers step on land, naming it James Cittie, or Jamestown
  • The colony loses over half of its settlers to starvation, disease, and Native American attacks
  • Captain John Smith is captured by the Powhatan tribe and brought before Chief Powhatan; he claims that Pocahontas saves his life
  • John Smith is elected President of the Virginia Council and issues the edict: “He that will not work shall not eat”
  • Chief Powhatan and his tribe lay siege to James Fort, and all but 60 settlers inside die from starvation
  • Smith is replaced by George Percy, and was injured in a gunpowder explosion. He returns to England, never to return to the colony or New World again
  • Jamestown produces its first tobacco crop, which they export to England
  • African indentured servants arrive on a Dutch ship; first meeting held of the Virginia General Assembly (House of Burgesses)
  • A surprise attack by the Powhatans kills 342 colonists, although Jamestown is spared
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