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What European country settled in the state of Virginia?

England was the European country who established themselves in Virginia. First colony founded in Jamestown,Virginia in 1607

Jamestown, Virginia

Jamestown served as the capital of the colony for 83 years, from 1616 until 1699.

In 1608, in the Second Supply, the Virginia Company brought eight Polish and German colonists, of whom some built a small glass factory, although the Germans and a few others soon defected to the Powhatans with weapons and supplies from the settlement.settlers began expanding their planting to land belonging to local native tribes.Due to the high cost of the trans-atlantic voyage at this time, many English settlers came to Jamestown as indentured servants: in exchange for the passage, room, board, and the promise of land or money, these immigrants would agree to work for three to seven years. Immigrants from continental Europe, mainly Germans

Major Events in Virginia

On May 24,1607 , 3 ships carrying 105 settlers settled on a bay and called it "Jamestown".

In 1612, English settler John Rolfe begins experimenting with cultivation of tobacco. While the tobacco produced locally by the Indians is too harsh to sell in the European market, Rolfe learns that a milder West Indian strain of tobacco can be grown in the Chesapeake. Jamestown growers will send their first shipment to England in 1617.

Why didn't the settlers get along with their neighbors?

They didn't get along with their neighbors, because they were greedy for land. they wanted all the land to themselves and not share with anyone else.

What type of colony was Jamestown at first?

Jamestown was the first colony of the English empire. It used to be a joint-stock company.

later, it became a royal colony.

How was Jamestown set from Failure?

James Smith forced the colonist to work harder.agricultural product was used mainly for selling instead of using or eating. Tobacco was a major part of it
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