Jamestown Dbq Analysis

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So what happened that caused the "starving time" in Jamestown colony? Within your analysis, please indicate whether you were satisfied with the evidence and list any additional questions that have been left unanswered through your investigation. The Jamestown Starving time of the winter of 1609-1610 was caused by the disorganization of the English Colonists. “The cruelty of the [Powhatans], the stupidity of our leaders, and the loss of our ships [when they sailed away] caused 440 of the 500 people in Jamestown to die ...But the fault was our own. We starved because we did not plan well, work hard, or have good government. Our problems were not because the land was bad, as most people believe” (John Smith, 1610, Document D). For government,

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