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Virginia: the Founding of Jamestown

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October 15, 2011

Virginia: the Founding of Jamestown

England's slow start / Plans for Virginia / Dale and Sandys / Indian relations / Origins of slavery

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oripsolob

October 15, 2011
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  1. “Tobacco’s older than the gummint itself!”

  2. Jamestown, Va. (1607)

  3. Jamestown, Va. (1607)

  4. England’s Slow Start

  5. Why?

  6. Why?

  7. Why? THE SPANISH ARMADA (1588: RIP)

  8. problem of finance

  9. joint-stock company London Co. or Virginia Co.

  10. Plans for Virginia

  11. “The chief Design of all Parties concern’d was to fetch

    away the Treasure from thence, aiming more at sudden Gain than to form any regular Colony.” – Robert Beverly, 1705
  12. trading posts

  13. trading posts

  14. Indians, Settlers, Women?

  15. mining

  16. mining

  17. citrus fruits

  18. citrus fruits

  19. None
  20. “The Stinking Weed”

  21. 80%

  22. 80%

  23. Sir Thomas Dale (1610s)

  24. None
  25. martial law

  26. Sir Edwin Sandys (1618-19)

  27. None
  28. None
  29. “headright” system

  30. indentured servants

  31. families

  32. colonial assembly (1619)

  33. Indian Relations

  34. None
  35. None
  36. Massacre of 1622

  37. dissolved

  38. royal colony

  39. Slavery

  40. 1619

  41. 1670

  42. treatment?

  43. Interpretation #1

  44. indentured servants

  45. Interpretation #2

  46. Interpretation #2

  47. 1660 Census

  48. Conclusions