It nearly failed because the Virginia company made a bad choice on where they wanted to establish Jamestown.
It failed partly because of the "starving time."
The settlers were looking gor gold instead of farming or building houses
hunted for silver and gold searched for the fabled Northwest Passage
They were by a lake because of the mosquitoes and they had no food to harvest but the made tobacco that helped there colony survive
Jamestown nearly fell because the settlers were unwilling to do hard labor to survive.
The first established colony was Jamestown and it was established in 1603. Plymouth colony was established in 1620. Jamestown nearly failed, but the introduction of tobacco in 1609 saved it and it grew.
yes they were ravished by indians
Roanoke failed while Jamestown was successful
Roanoke (failed) Jamestown
The Jamestown colonists focused on mining for gold at the beginning of the colony’s time. They neglected farming, and when they did farm, they were not very successful. They ran out food the first winter at Jamestown, and struggled for a few years after that.
becouse jamestown is smart and marryed pokahontis
Virginia. That's where Jamestown was. However, the failed Roanoke, which came before Jamestown, was in North Carolina.
Establish as an economic venture, the colony failed.
Roanoke: 1585 but it failed
No it was Roanoke island
jamestown almost failed because everyone was taking over and ruining all of it. but some random guy helped ELMO ROCKS
Most settlers searched for gold rather than planting crops
most powerful nation in the world during the 16th century
Early colonist look for treasure instead of making gardens and homes.
Jamestown, Virginia because although Roanoke was earlier it failed to survive.