The Trials of Jamestown: An Investigation of the External Factors Influencing England’s First American Colony

@inproceedings{Dries2018TheTO,
  title={The Trials of Jamestown: An Investigation of the External Factors Influencing England’s First American Colony},
  author={Ally Julma Dries},
  year={2018}
}
This paper closely examines the first years of the colony of Jamestown and the factors contributing to its initial failures. While drawing attention to the faults of the settlers themselves, investigations of different primary and secondary sources work to shine a light on outside influences such as the imbalance of political power in the governmental structure, a lack of proper preparation, as well as the extreme social circumstances and pressures the settlers would have endured. With these… Expand

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