comic strip for jamestown

comic strip for jamestown

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  • The Virginia Colony- Near new Spain, around the James River and Chesapeake Bay
  • Colony was rich in Tobacco and close to water but the people were trapped in the colony because Natives kept attacking them
  • People from other countries were coming to claim Virginia fro the tobacco.
  • Servants are happy because they have the chance to obtain land which could bring about wealth
  • In 1607 indentured servants cropped tobacco plants as a  form of "gold" to be added into the colony.
  • The colonist didn't feel safe because hey saw other people afraid of going outside and they felt trapped inside the colony
  • People weren't out in the streets as much because they were afraid of being attacked by the natives at anytime
  • The starving time was a period were their were scarce levels of food because people weren't leaving the colony to be killed by the natives
  • No Bread Today
  • From 1609 to 1614 people in the colony starved some to death and this could have been avoided if the natives land didn't get taken.
  • What made Jamestown a successful colony was the rate of Tobacco being produced and traded 
  • John Rolfe was a huge help to Jamestown because he married Pocahontas and ended conflict with the natives 
  • Slavery plays a role in Jamestown because when people dont want to keep working for the colony the owners enslave black people to do work 
  • The reason that Jamestown is historically significant because it broke records with Tobacco production and how much wealth it brought people
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