Virginia Dbq Analysis

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The successful transformation of colonial Virginia didn’t just happen over night. In fact it took colonist nearly a century to establish the prosperous colony. As introduced by George Percy, in document a, the development of the colony was no cake walk. The Englishmen that traveled to America in hopes of finding a better life and economic opportunities instead suffered terribly of harsh conditions stemming from diseases, wars and most importantly starvation. Despite all the hardships the colony still flourished with its foundation surrounding the cash crop tobacco and slaves. In the beginning Virginia had no marketable product, but the founding of tobacco by John Rolfe in 1612 brought about a change both socially and economically. Economically
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