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    Jamestown, sponsored by the Virginia Company, became the first permanent English Colony in America in 1607. Settlers created numerous enterprises to generate a profit for the company, however none of their endeavors were successful. The colonist would be at constant war with the Indians who lived in the area. John Rolfe, an English settler, met with Powhatan, the Indian chief, to seek a truce. Wolfe would later marry Powhatan’s daughter, Pocahontas. This marriage helped establish peace among the groups. The Indians also introduced tobacco to the colonists, which would become the cash crop that would help solidify the colony’s economy. Virginia’s efforts to become a successful colony would help spark the business of the Atlantic slave trade.…

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    A journey to Virginia began on December 6, 1606, on three ships, the Godspeed, the Susan Constant, and the Discovery. Approximately 104 boys and men arrived in North America looking forward to starting a new settlement in 1607. Eventually, they chose Jamestown, Virginia, named it after the King James I. Jamestown was the first permanent settlement in North America. They chose it because of multiple reasons, one of them was because it met the criteria for a settlement. Jamestown had three of its…

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    Life In Jamestown Virginia

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    in the North America for themselves and for their country. Virginia was established in 1607 by Englishmen who were looking to make a profit from gold and silver. Life in Virginia wasn't easy for the first settlers who settled in Jamestown Virginia and they faced many hardships. Pilgrims settled Massachusetts in 1620 and were followed by the Puritans in 1630. Puritans settled in Massachusetts for religious freedom and were escaping…

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    Jamestown, Virginia was established in 1607 not long after the Puritans discovered Massachusetts Bay in 1630. They were two English colonies but went to the New World for different reasons but also similar ones. Virginia's purpose was trading and making money. Massachusetts Bay Colony on the other hand sought out for religion. Two colonies that was completely different with even more opposite purposes. There were two colonies established in the world with completely different goals in mind.…

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    When starting a journey to the New World, everyone has a different reason for leaving England. When leaving England, everyone also has different ideas of what should happen when they arrive in the New World. Massachusetts and Virginia are two of the first established colonies, who have two very different stories. The idea of money and power take over one colony, while religion and unity help shape another. The first group of settlers left from England to Jamestown, Virginia. In 1607, with…

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    Jamestown In Virginia

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    A few colonies and cities communities have experienced some secretive and unfathomable pasts which can't be overlooked for long. Comparative sort of history has been seen in Jamestown and Plymouth. Jamestown in Virginia was the principal lasting English settlement and Plymouth in Massachusetts being the second, with these two states English settlement in North America was begun. Jamestown was started when in 1607, the London Company was created by a group of merchants. They sent themselves onto…

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    Ross Landgraf Mr. Garland HIS 131-IN1 16 October 2016 The similarities and differences of Massachusetts and Virginia. Massachusetts and Virginia had many similarities, but both also had many differences. Jamestown, Virginia was established in the year of 1607 by the Virginia Company of England. Shortly after Jamestown was established, Plymouth, Massachusetts was established in the year of 1620 by The Pilgrims. Both of these colony’s had many similarities, but along with these many similarities…

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    Jamestown Virginia Essay

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    colonization led to the birth of slavery and formed one of the first major labor systems of one of America’s original colonies: Jamestown, Virginia. The late 1500’s were the start of missionary efforts to travel to the New World. Under the control of Queen Elizabeth I, settlers aspiring to conquer new land and to capitalize on its resources for profit embarked on voyages. The English began their journey in 1607. A crew including John Smith- landed along the Northeast Atlantic coast near James…

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    Jamestown Research Paper

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    2015 JAMESTOWN In this paper I will be writing about the history of Jamestown and how it came to be today. America's first permanent English colony arrived in 1607 before the pilgrims came.The government, language, customs, beliefs and aspirations of these early Virginians are all part of the United States’ heritage today. They came from Virginia company of London. King James I seeking a northwest passage to the Orient, and converting the Virginia Indians to the Anglican religion. …

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    And this turk send John smith to his lover in Istanbul. But smith was smart , smith send him a letter that said I(she) fall in love with a gut u sent to me. and Send him himself to her brother for training to join Turkish imperial service. And he told him some fake story and it worked out pretty well. After He traveled Europe and Northern Africa before came to England in year of 1604-05. While he was in England he involed a lot at planning colonizing virgina for profit. On Dec. 20, 1606 he…

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