How many women were among the first 105 colonists to settle in Jamestown, Va., in 1607?

Answer The 1607 Jamestown Settlement consisted of all men and no women. Pocahontas was the first woman to have contact with the settlement. The first two women settlers were Mrs. Forrest and her maid Anne... Read More »

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Why did few people settle in the Great Plains of the United States at first?

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Who were the first people to discover Texas?

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