Jamestown, Virginia, Settlement in 1619
Jamestown, Virginia, was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African… read more
Jamestown, Virginia, was the first English colonial settlement founded in 1607. The year 1619 marked the arrival of the first African slaves and the first General Assembly, which established the beginning of a representative government. In this program, Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation President James Horn discussed the importance of these two events for American democracy 400 years later. The Virginia Museum of History and Culture hosted this program. close
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Jamie Bosket President and CEO Virginia Museum of History and Culture
James Horn President Preservation Virginia->Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation
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