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Since 1608, when Jamestown colonists executed a spy for Spain, Virginia has put more people to death than anywhere else in what’s now the United States.With state Senate vote, Virginia moves closer to abolishing death penalty|Laura Vozzella, Gregory S. Schneider|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
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.
Jamestown was for a long time the capital of the state, but has sunk into ruin, and is almost desolate.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Suppose you wish to find out what words will translate the date of the settlement of Jamestown, Va., 1607.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
She was held as a hostage in Jamestown in an effort to restore peace between the Indians and the English.
Pocahontas had met and had become well acquainted with John Rolfe during her captivity at Jamestown.
Bacon and approximately four hundred planters marched to the State House at Jamestown and demanded his commission.
British Dictionary definitions for Jamestown
Cultural definitions for Jamestown
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.