Jamestown. The Virginia Company, a joint-stock company, was granted a charter by King James I to found a colony on the eastern shores of North America. Joint Stock Company = Modern Public Corporation Investors pool money to serve as capital for company with possibility of profits for each
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The Virginia Company, a joint-stock company, was granted a charter by King James I to found a colony on the eastern shores of North America.
Colonists suffered from disease and lack of food because they only wanted to search for gold rather than plant crops or gather food.
Jamestown began to flourish with new leaders who imposed strict discipline
Nathaniel Bacon (hates Natives) raises an army 1676 because House of Burgesses and Governor refuse to act