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Early Jamestown Why Did So Many Colonists Die Essay

 

Inference

: T$is s$o!s t$at cy%ess tees co#ld $a.e "een a"#ndant in t$e aea ao#nd Jamesto!n( T$e %eo%le o& Jamesto!n co#ld $a.e #sed t$e eso#ces %o.ided "y t$e la'e cy%ess tee, $o!e.e t$ey ae so la'e t$at it !o#ld $a.e ta+en lots o& man%o!e to #tili3e t$ese eso#ces( T$e lac+ o& easy to access eso#ces co#ld $a.e also led into t$e deat$ o& so many colonists(

Doc#ment C

Fact

: Many o& t$e oi'inal settles !ee 4entlemen, !$o !ee ic$e %eo%le not #sed to $a.in' to conti"#te in &oces o& la"o(

Inference

: T$ese %eo%le !ee not %e%aed &o all o& t$e $ad !o+ it too+ to stat a colony( T$ee !as no time &o 5#st sittin' ao#nd, and ine6%eienced %eo%le !o#ld $a.e "een .ey #n$el%&#l and co#ld $a.e led to a lo!e s#ccess(

Fact

: T$ee !ee no !omen sent !it$ t$e oi'inal settles o !it$ t$e 1st es#%%ly s$i%(

Inference

: Wit$ no !omen, t$ee !as no !ay to e%od#ce and +ee% t$e %o%#lation 'o!in'( W$en %eo%le stated dyin', t$ee !o#ld $a.e "een no one to e&ill t$ei %lace( In a nomal %o%#lation, ao#nd t$e same n#m"e o& %eo%le !$o die ae "on a'ain( In Jamesto!n, %eo%le only died and no one e%laced t$e deceased(

Fact

: O#t o& t$e &ist 112 colonists, only 17 o& t$em !ee la"oes(

Inference

: O#t o& all t$e oi'inal colonists, only 17 o& t$em !ee act#ally #sed to %#ttin' in lots o& !o+ and !o+in' $ad( T$is !o#ld $a.e led to %eo%le "ein' #n%e%aed(

Doc#ment D

Fact:

8No one do#"ted t$at t$is ne! s#%%ly o& 'ain !o#ld $el%9

Inference:

Jamesto!n !as do!n on its l#c+ and des%eately needed moe &ood( )y tadin' !it$t$e Indians t$ey !o#ld $a.e inceased t$ei &ood s#%%ly, t$ee&oe sa.in' t$em, e.en i& it only lasted a s$ot !$ile(

Fact:

8On t$e ot$e $and, decided t$e s$i%s ce!, it !as %lenty to 'et t$em &atly $ome to En'land(9

Inference:

E.en t$o#'$ t$e %eo%le o& Jamesto!n needed t$e &ood and !o#ld %o"a"ly die !it$o#t it, t$ese tades le&t t$em "e$ind ta+in' t$e &ood !it$ t$em( T$is !o#ld $a.e made a $#'e im%act on t$e %eo%le o& Jamesto!n "eca#se t$e &ood t$ey !ee de%endin' on 'ettin' ne.e ai.ed( T$e tades et#ned $ome to En'land instead o& "ac+ to Jamesto!n "eca#se t$econditions !ee $as$, "#t t$ey le&t t$e emainin' colonists !it$ conditions m#c$ $as$e(

Fact:

8lea.in' t$e colonists to t$e indians and 4od9

Inference:

 T$is %at is "asically sayin' t$at t$e %eo%le !$o le&t t$e colonists "e$ind !ee lettin';ate ta+e o.e and !as no lon'e $el%in'( T$ey !ee "asically lea.in' t$em t$ee to die( T$e Indians co#ld +ill t$em easily, and t$e colonists !ee only de%endin' on 4od to sa.e t$em(

Hook Exercise: Jamestown (refer to J1)1.In what modern-day state is this region located?this region is located in the state of virginia.2.What can you infer about who lived in this area before the arrival of the English?the powhatans lived there before the english arrived.3.Why do you think the English would choose to settle here?the english chose to settle here because all the water4.Is there any evidence that the English expected trouble?yes because there is evidence that showed them expecting trouble 5.Is there any evidence that the English may have been too confident?yes they were to confident because they were kinda close to the powhatans 6.Just by looking at this map, can you make any predictions why so many colonists died atJamestown?not a lot of resources because it's a small island.Background Essay Questions (refer to J2 and J3)1.Why did the English come to America in 1607?to find possible riches.2.Who helped pay for settling the James River colony?a group of english investors.3.How many settlers died in the first six months?70 settlers died.4.Define and explain the significance of each of these terms:a.Chesapeake Bay:a bay area where you can get to jamestown and the other forts that english set upb.Powhatan:indian tribesc.

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