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Despite the introduction of tobacco cultivation, the colony was a failure as a financial venture. The king declared the Virginia Company bankrupt in About , pounds were lost among the investors.
The charter was thereby revoked, and Virginia became a royal colony, the first in America to be ruled by the Crown. Investments in permanent settlements were risky indeed. The merchants and gentry paid with their pocketbooks. Many colonists paid with their lives. For every six colonists who ventured across the Atlantic, only one survived. Captain John Smith John Smith may have saved the settlers of Jamestown from starving to death, but he wasn't exactly everyone's favorite person.
Why did his fellow settlers try to kill him a few times before they eventually kicked him out of the colony?
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