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Who came over to jamestown and made all the colonists work for their food? John Smith
What was the first successful colony? Jamestown
Who financed the voyage? the Virginia Company of London
The english wanted to colonize north America because? Place to send their poor and natural resources and get natural resources make them better and resell them.
Result of the poor increasing rapidly? Forced to become wage laborers or become beggars
When was Jamestown established? 1607
Britain had two failed attempts which were? Roanoke and Newfoundland
Who lived in Jamestown before the British? the Algonquian Indians
Who ruled the Algonquian Indians? Powhatan
Food sources became a problem because? They didn't farm and powhatan cut off their food supply.
Why did John Smith return to England? He had a gunpowder accident
Who did Pocahontas marry? John Rolfe
What was virginia cash crop and who introduced it? Tobacco and John Rolfe
James River problems? Did not get far away enough from salt water and bugs carried diseases
Reasons for starving time? Low food supply trapped in Fort due to bad relations with Algonquians resort to cannibalism
Created by: 19hostetlerp