Summary Of America Found And Lost By Charles C. Mann

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In the article: America, Found and Lost by Charles C. Mann,the colonists that arrived at Jamestown faced many hardships but how they managed their newfound land changed the landscape forever. When the newcomers arrived to America, their different ways changed the landscape around them forever. What we learned in school is wrong, the land was far from untouched. Powhatan’s people lived in villages surrounded by huge plots of cleared land that was used for crops. To avoid attack from Spanish ships, Jamestown was settled over a hundred miles away from the ocean. They also tried to keep themselves on good terms with the natives to decrease the risk of being attacked. Around half the of the original colonists at Jamestown had perished from salt
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