may 13, 1607 - Jamestown
In 1607 the Virginia Company sent John Smith and 104 English settlers to Jamestown, Virginia to found a colony. The English wanted to become rich and forced the colonists to farm. When Smith returned to England the colonists faces problems as they were close to starving, until they were saved when England sent then more supplies. Other problems during this period were fight about land with the Powhatan and rebellion by the colonists.
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