The History of Jamestown

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In History
  • Settlers came to Jamestown.

    Settlers came to Jamestown.
  • The colonists built a more substantial fort after experiencing an Indian attack.

  • Over half the colonists died, most from disease and starvation.

    Over half the colonists died, most from disease and starvation.
  • Captain John Smith was captured by the Powhatans.

    Captain John Smith was captured by the Powhatans.
  • John Smith left Jamestown to explore the CHesapeake Bay.

    John Smith left Jamestown to explore the CHesapeake Bay.
  • Smith was elected to be president of the Virginia Council.

    Smith was elected to be president of the Virginia Council.
  • John Smith was injured.

    John Smith was injured.
    John Smith was injured in a gunpowder explosion and returned to England and never returned to the Chesapeake area again.
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