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Jamestown Location *James River: -Problem -Did not go far enough upstream to get away from salt water. Can't drink saltwater. Marsh: *Many diseases carrying mosquitoes Virginia Company financed Jamestown. First 105 people focused on finding gold
1607 England established its first permanent settlement, Jamestown, in 1607, located in the swampy marsh along the James River.
Raw materials A material or substance used in the primary production or manufacturing of a good.
Manufactured goods The mass production of products for sale to consumers at a profit.
Algonquian Ruled by Powhatan
Powhatan Leader of Algonquin, father of Pocahontas
John Smith Captain John Smith fought with the Dutch Army against the Spanish and in Eastern Europe against the Ottoman Turks. Required all colonist to work for food, got sent back to England due to gunpowder accident.
John Rolfe Married Pocahontas, the person who introduced tobacco to Virginia.
Tobacco Cash crop used for trade
Starving time Winter: 1609-10 -Colonist trapped in Jamestown due to bad relations with Algonquian -Low food supply -Cold winter -disease rate high -Resort to cannibalism
Pocahontas Pocahontas saved Smith from execution and then she got lead onto a ship and eventually married John Rolfe
Uses for America Abundant in Natural resources, market for their manufactured goods, and a place to sent their poor