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Jamestown Virginia Colony

What are some reasons for the Jamestown's colony near failure?

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10/07/2016

Bad water, looking for gold instead of planting crops, disease, mosquitoes that carried diseases, and starvation.

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10/06/2016

The primary reason for the near failure of the Jamestown colony was its inability to grow crops and deal with diseases.
The British crown stepped in to assist the colony.