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The Colony: The Growth Of Jamestown Colony

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The growth of Jamestown Colony was in no way fast. People in Jamestown were very close to being wiped out several times. Some people even had to resort to cannibalism in order to stay alive. They would eat their fallen comrades because they often times had no other food source available. One cause and effect is they were running low on supplies which lead to them becoming desperate, so they started trading with the Powhatan. One more cause and effect would be that if the Indians had initially seen them as a threat, they may have wiped them out soon after they arrived. Another cause and effect would be that they didn’t have a reliable water source so they had to drink salt water. This lead to a lot of them consuming too much salt and getting
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