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Old 23-11-2013, 10:07 PM   #442
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Jamestown was a settlement in the Colony of Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. Established by the Virginia Company of London as "James Fort" on May 24, 1607 (O.S., May 14, 1607 N.S.), and considered permanent after brief abandonment in 1610, it followed several earlier failed attempts, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Jamestown served as the capital of the colony for 83 years, from 1616 until 1699..Within a year of Jamestown's founding, the Virginia Company brought Polish and Dutch colonists to help improve the settlement.. In 1619, the first documented Africans were brought to Jamestown, though the modern conception of slavery in the future United States did not begin in Virginia until 1660.. When the colony was subdivided into the original Eight Shires of Virginia in 1634, the town became located in the eponymous James City Shire...

The first explorers had been greeted by the natives with lavish feasts and supplies of maize, but as the English, lacking the inclination to grow their own food, became hungry and began to strong-arm more and more supplies from nearby villages, relations quickly deteriorated and eventually led to conflict..The resulting Anglo-Powhatan War lasted until Samuel Argall captured Wahunsenacawh's daughter Matoaka, better known by her nickname Pocahontas, after which the chief accepted a treaty of peace...,_Virginia only I could go down that river.. To love her in the wild, forget the name of Smith.. I should tell her.. Tell her what - It was just a dream.. I am now awake..Now remember Smith, you've come to these shores in chains.. You're under a cloud, which you'll darken considerably if I hear any more of your mutinous remarks.. Is that understood.. let not america go wrong in her first hour..We must be careful not to offend the Naturals...

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