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Unformatted text preview: 1-Why did the early Virginia colonists experience such punishing difficulties?2-What were the relative advantages and disadvantages of Europeans, Africans and Indians as these three peoples commingled and clashed in seventeenth-century English America?3-In what ways did English experiences in the West Indies provide a model for the colonization of mainland North America?4-In what respects would the Maryland Act of Toleration be regarded as in toleration today? Why did the early Virginia colonists experience such punishing difficulties?-Captain Smith, an English man sent earlier by the Virginia Company to save Jamestown, left the settlement in 1609, prompting Indians to resume their rebellion against white settlers trespassing on the land they lived on for centuries. Before Captain Smiths departure, Indians provided Jamestown settlers with a supply of corn that the settlers survived on. Afterwards, however, it turned out that the settlers were living on borrowed time, for they had neither had an adequate amount of food in their storehouse...
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