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Teaching Starting the Virginia Colony

Starting the Virginia Colony

Three ships, the Discovery, the Godspeed, and the Susan Constant, sailed from England. The men of the Virginia Company of London were eager to sail. They thought the adventure in Virginia would make them rich.

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What challenges did the colonists in Jamestown face?


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