Early Jamestown Research Paper

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Early Jamestown used to be stabilized town but tragic happen in the 1600. Jamestown was created in 1607 and is located in we now call Virginia. Colonists died in early Jamestown because of saltwater poisoning,Being killed by indian, and Food becoming scarce. The first reason Jamestown colonist died was because of saltwater poisoning. The water became brackish as the water level rose.English colonist dug holes to store the water but it was no use.It quickly became saltwater infeffected.(Doc A) The disease in the water happen because of salt water and filth in the water. The second reason Jamestown colonist died was because The colonist were killed by indian.381 men arrived in jamestown the summer of 1609.About 177 men were killed

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