Compare And Contrast Jamestown And Virginia

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Jamestown, founded in 1607 was the first permanent English colony in America. A group of English investors formed the London company to seek profit in the new land. They send Capt John Smith and a group of settlers to establish a colony in what is now virginia. The new settlers struggled with hunger, disease, and attacks by the natives. The greater of these threats to the little settlement's survival was disease. Even with the arrival of two additional groups of settlers, the population declined . The settlers were determine, however, to survive. Many was indentured servants for who there was no going back. They had sold their labor, in exchange for free passage to the new land. Five years after the founding, the London Campany gave each colonist
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