Asked by: Adnan Olasagarre
asked in category: General Last Updated: 20th April, 2020

What hardships did the colonists encounter?

The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the first) and the Indians attacked the settlers within 3 days of arrival in May of 1607.

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Just so, what hardships did the Americans endure during the war?

The Americans had very little food, they wore little to no clothing, and the army only required them to sign up for 6 weeks, so just as they were getting good at fighting, they left to go back to their family farms.

Also Know, what was life like for colonists? *Many settlers came to America establish colonies where they had religious freedom. *When the colonists arrived in America, life was very difficult. They had to clear the land using hand tools, build their own houses, produce all of their own food, and make their own clothing. *Family life was extremely important.

Also to know is, what in your opinion was the biggest challenge faced by the colonists?

Food shortages, disease and illness, establishing relations with the native Powhatan Indians and the lack of skilled labor were the pri- mary problems the early settlers faced.

What disadvantages did the Americans have in the Revolutionary War?

The British fought a war far from home. Military orders, troops, and supplies sometimes took months to reach their destinations. Despite occupying every major city, the British remained as at a disadvantage. Americans had a grand cause: fighting for their rights, their independence and their liberty.

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