Which settlement established tobacco as a major cash crop?

Answer Tobacco became a money-making crop in America's first settlement, Jamestown. In 1612, John Rolfe, the future husband of Pocahontas, planted a strain of tobacco from Trinidad, which he later called ... Read More »

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Where did the Jamestown Settlement obtain the seeds for its successful tobacco crop?

The Jamestown Settlement obtained the seeds for its tobacco crop from John Rolfe. It is unclear where Rolfe first got the seeds as they were illegal to sell to any non-Spaniard, but he most likely ... Read More »

How did tobacco help save the settlement at jamestown?

Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in America, but the colony struggled in the beginning. Ninety percent of the colonists died during the seven years between initial settlement a... Read More »

What is the biggest cash crop in America?

The biggest cash crop in America is marijuana. The next two largest cash crops are corn and soybeans. Many experts attribute the amount of money made from marijuana sales to its production in small... Read More »

Cash Settlement Protocol?

The investment market is full of opportunities to make money, including derivatives. This investment may include a cash settlement, which often follows a specific protocol for paying off the invest... Read More »