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After all, Spanish conquistadors arrived in the early 1500s, well before the Jamestown settlers in 1607 or the Pilgrims in 1620.
In 1611, cannabis was planted in Jamestown, Virginia, by order of the king.
Three weeks later, they had settled Jamestown, an unused bit of land the Native Americans had deemed undesirable.
Within the first nine months of life in Jamestown, the original 104 ship passengers had dwindled down to 38.
The crop of men landing at Jamestown were soldiers by trade, and all were accustomed to leadership roles.
The lesson dealt with the coming of the Virginia colonists, their settlement in Jamestown and the final burning of the town.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman|Pauline Lester
His child Bermuda had died in infancy, and his wife soon after their coming to Jamestown.Pioneers of the Old South|Mary Johnston
Before you left Jamestown, had you heard aught of my wife or of my enemy?To Have and To Hold|Mary Johnston
The Jamestown people were found by Dale "at their daily and usual work bowling in the streets."The Beginners of a Nation|Edward Eggleston.
This decoration resembles closely the interiors of the floral-type plates and chargers found at Jamestown.North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century|C. Malcolm Watkins
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The first permanent English settlement in North America, founded in 1607 in Virginia. Jamestown was named for King James I of England. It was destroyed later in the seventeenth century in an uprising of Virginians against the governor.