The Arrival of Africans to Jamestown
In 1619 - The first documented African's arrived in Jamestown.
The African's arrived to Jamestown against their will. They worked in the new colony and are a big reason for the growth of the tobacco economy.
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INITIAL LACK OF WOMEN:
The Arrival of Women to Jamestown
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