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The Jamestown Colony

Founded in 1607, the Jamestown colony was the first of its kind. Filled with rich European dudes who didn't know how to survive on their own and certainly didn't know how to grow things in a swamp, Jamestown was saved by the discovery of that tobacco took to the Virginia land like...uh, a potential carcinogen takes to your lungs? Also, there was Pocahontas.

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