During 1607-1611, early Jamestown colonists died to many reasons like starvation, occupations, and drought. Colonists did not have many resources to live a long life. That is why they died so fast through 1607-1611. Colonists died because they tried to find a new settlement for more land so they can have more resources and for a stronger defense, but instead they got attacked and there was not a lot of food there to feed them all. Colonists died by attacks by Indians.
Namely, the colonists were terrible with sanitation; terrible disease was wrought amongst them, these colonists didn’t bring women who were generally better at caregiving, and the list in Document C holds not the label of the farmer; hence, there was no well-grown food. Additionally, the list contains large numbers held to describe the gentlemen’s quantity. The gentlemen were people of wealth and they weren’t used to laboring with their hands. This was detrimental to the survival of the Jamestown colonists. Also, the first settlers brought no apothecary and only one surgeon; the expediency of every medical need, most likely in this case, only grew and ever germinated.
“A gentlemen was a person of wealth who was not used to working with his hands.” This shows that there were less settlers cooperating to help the colony strive. In Document E, the list of May 1607 didn’t include apothecaries, which means they didn’t have medicine nor people to heal the settlers when they got sick during the changes in weather. Not having useful people meant that the settlement wouldn’t survive and they would all
He had no common sense, and he had no business going into Alaska with his Romantic silliness. He made a lot of mistakes based on arrogance. I don’t admire him at all for his courage nor his noble ideas. Really, I think he was just plain crazy,” shows that Shaun believes Chris had no common sense in his doing for leaving society for the wild. I agree with Callarman’s position of thinking “ he had no common sense” and that he was “bright and Ignorant” because Chris thinks he did not have much to offer in his society, ditched all his possessions to take a trip into the Alaskan Wilderness and did not have much common sense or survival skills.
Although they were tired from the voyage, they had to immediately begin building homes. In his book, Of Plymouth Plantation, William Bradford mentions that they arrived to an area where there was no place for them to unwind after their voyage, “... they had now no friends to welcome them nor inns to entertain or refresh their weather-beaten bodies; no houses or much less towns to repair to, to seek for succor” (holt 123). They did not have friends to salute them and the natives in that area were inhospitable. There was very little food during winter. Most Puritans would starve due to food shortages.
“Unoka, for that was his father’s name, in his day he was lazy and improvident” (Achebe 4). If Unoka got any kind of cowries as payment, he spent it all on palm-wine. He didn’t spent a dime to feed his family. The reason Unoka was a failure was due to the fact that he didn’t bother to prep his garden for yams to grow. Consequently, he was a debtor who owed lots of cowries to many men.
Many Puritans were too hungry to work, so only the strong built homes. With their new environments all of the colonists were introduced to new diseases. Poor living conditions, malnutrition, and native diseases caused many fatalities throughout the colonies. Illness ran rampant through each colony, which took out many workers. Jamestown and Plymouth were able to overcome each struggle and become the foundation of the New World.
Several individuals have been slaughtered by the hands of Asoka. According to the text in document A, it says,”Kalingans killed in battle 100,000.” Kalingans have all the reason in the universe to be furious with him. If that were to happen to various race, what thoughts would you have about him now? Not just that, but also in document A, it says,”Driven out of country after battle 150,000.”Envision your family being deported, what would be your actions be? In conclusion, 100,000 people were killed because there was no medicine or food.
Unknown to many of the Native Americans at the time of their capture, they were leaving their home behind forever as well as their livelihoods. When General Scott and his men came and arrived to force people out of their homes, many people “did not have blankets and many of them had been driven from home barefooted”(Burnett). At the time of their capture, they were not given any information, which made their journey very brutal considering many of them did not have the proper protection from the harsh weather. As they started on their long journey “many of the children rose to their feet and waved their little hands good-by to their mountain homes, knowing they were leaving them forever”(Burnett). The people that were left in the tribe at the time did not sign up to leave their homes, which demonstrates how powerless they were over the invasion.
The farmers rarely had education, they were also mocked when they attempted to be included in politics. The scarecrow 's head was also stuffed with straw. Both farmers and the scarecrow weren 't able to do their jobs. In the beginning of the book the scarecrow was stuck on a pole he wasn 't able to scare crows away. The farmers couldn 't provide for their family because they lacked power and money to effectively work on their farms, they were stuck in bad economy.
The ship was in bad shape, and they were very low on supplies. At first, the natives were lovely hosts, giving them food and supplies for trinkets from the ship. However, as time passed, the crew stole from the natives, cheated them, and even committed murder. By January 1504, the native people no longer would trade with them at all. If something did not change, Columbus and his crew would be in trouble!
But I guess the reason he was standing was because he didn’t have a place to sit down. Finding a seat in his own boat was hardly the worst of General Washington’s problems. It was cold and wet and icy, and his men were tired and didn’t have warm clothes to wear or even enough food to eat. The Revolutionary
Over the years the Powhatan, Nanticoke, and the Piscataway ethnic groups have lost many of their people. This was because the ethnic groups did not have any way to fight off the new disease that the colonies had brought to their land and they had no way to treat their people once they got the disease. Some of the new disease that hurt the natives where smallpox, cholera, and measles. (learnnc.org) “During the beginning of the colonies coming to the Indian’s lands, everyone was friendly towards each
By the first half of September more than half of the James Fort city (later Jamestown) colonists died, taking the Powhatan’s to pity. This action made Captain John Smith, the colony’s leader, gain more power over time. The Indians thought that if brought into their Confederation the colonists would be a fine source of military equipment and metals. After a short period of time the Fort James food store caught on fire which made the colonists think it was the Powhatan’s, so Captain John Smith forced the Indians to trade with them. Their chief refused which made Smith