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    • Hannah houze
      Death at Jamestown
    • One Bad Beginning
      The ships that set of from London were stranded for three weeks off the British coast
      Food and supplies diminishing, the colonists began to die
      Finally, 104 colonists found land to settle on; a swampy peninsula
      But their trouble were not over. They had to build a fort to protect against the Spanish, who did not want the British settling in the New World
    • Jamestown Beleaguered
      They were attacked by the Native Algonquin Indians, by their own internal discord, and by extensive diseases
      New colonists and supplies were brought from England, and the new leader, John Smith, made an uneasy peace with the Natives. But he eventually went back to England
      The following winter served as an epic death sentence for the majority of the colonists. Only 60/500 survived
      The remaining colonists attempted to go home to England, but were met with Thomas West, who ordered them back to the town