Monday, March 11, 2019
Why Did So Many Colonists Die By Ashley Kron
Imagine sitting there and watching your friends stop one by one. So many of the colonists died because first of solely the colonists werent wide-awake for the condition ions and the environwork forcet. Second the Englishmen didnt calculate well enough to support all the colonists. Everyone in Jamestown didnt know what they would face. The harsh environment of Jamestown began to show its effects end-to-end the settlement.The secondary source, document E Chronology of English Mortal t)/ shows that a rush of colonists died from sickness,such as malaria. Also account A says the e water was in truth brackish meaning the water was salty and could cause nausea. Addition retainer the waste products in the water were not being flushed absent with the tides. Document B states that when the colonists arrived in Jamestown was already in a drought. collect to this reason the lack of rainfall made it nearly impossible to fetch crops. The environment wouldnt have been so aggravating if the settlers had been prepared.Being an uneducated gentlemen made Jamestown suffer. Document C show multiple pieces of evidence supporting the fact that the settlers were unqualified d. First of all Document C shows that almost half of the men were gentlemenand didnt h eve a job. Also in document C most of the settlers held occupations that were unnecessary for a new colony. For example wig makers and tailors were recruited alternatively of important posits ions such as surgeons, farmers, and blacksmiths.