Compare Jamestown To Early American Colonization

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Roanoke and Jamestown were the first step towards colonization of the Americas. Jamestown succeeded while Roanoke failed, because it was poorly supplied, and the first colonists were hostile toward local Native people. This led them to loose key allies. Jamestown succeeded because they were able to form an alliance with the Natives, allowing them to learn new techniques to grow food faster and efficiently. Since they were able to produce food they had a population boom. The Native allies also allowed them to have aid when fighting the more violent Indians.

Colonization of the Americas gave rise to the finding of new crops. Crops such as sugar, tobacco, and cotton, these labor-intensive crops were in high demand. These crops required an enormous

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