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Who was the leader of Jamestown?

John Smith

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Keeping this in consideration, who was the leader of the Jamestown colony?

John Smith

Secondly, why was John Smith the leader of Jamestown? John Smith Became a Leader of Jamestown. The charismatic and controversial Smith was originally excluded from the government of the settlement on the grounds that he had conspired to mutiny during the voyage to Virginia. But because of his strength and ingenuity, the people of Jamestown needed him.

Hereof, who was in charge of Jamestown?

Captain John Smith

Who settled in Jamestown and why?

The Virginia Company of England made a daring proposition: sail to the new, mysterious land, which they called Virginia in honor of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, and begin a settlement. They established Jamestown, Virginia, on May 14, 1607, the first permanent British settlement in North America.

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