John Rolfe showed up to Jamestown with tobacco seeds to begin his own crop on the land. John knew there was plenty of money in the tobacco business and ended up with over a million dollars’ worth after the first harvest. John believed that luck has nothing to do with success. Rolfe marries Pocahontas, the princess of the Powhatan Kingdom. Soon after they marry, Pocahontas becomes famous from a portrait that makes its way through London to promote the new colony. About 2 years after many tobacco harvests, more settlers arrived. Some of the setters were slaves from West Africa. The Africans helped with the establishment of the colonies which resulted in 20,000 additional settlers.
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In March 1770 men began blaming British for taking their jobs and freedom. A young wig-maker apprentice started a war that would eventually turn into the Boston Massacre. The Boston massacre was advertised in the postal delivery as “The Bloody Massacre”. The Poster delivery was created by Benjamin Franklin. This was known as a great way to provide communication between the colonies. The British were not happy with this new delivery service and decided to close down Boston Harbor. This action by the British resulted in many jobs