The First Successful English Colony Reagan Brautigam Period 7
The Patawomeck Indians were the Native Americans in the area of Jamestown. Pocahontas was the chief's daughter, who later married John Rolfe.
The government in Jamestown was a Representative Government and the system was called the House Of Burgesses.
John Rolfe brought tobacco seeds to Jamestown. From this, Jamestown because very successful because of the cash crop.
The settlement is in a swamp where there is fertile soil good for growing crops. The settlement is in an area where there are lots of disease carrying mosquitoes.
Why is it surprising that Jamestown was a success? I was a surprising that it was a success because the settlement was doing so bad, and then John Rolfe brought a tobacco seed to the settlement and he planted it and then tobacco became their cash crop. The settlement became to grow and be successful.