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Tobacco had a positive influence on the Jamestown colony

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imheretodebate321

In the year 1602, King James I of England granted a charter for a group called the "Virginia Company" to establish colonies in the American state of Virginia. By the year 1607, 104 English men stepped foot into North America. May 13th of that year, they picked a spot and named it Jamestown. The colonists had to adjust to hard labor in order to survive but they managed. That is, until the winter of 1609, when things to a turn for the worst. This is known as the "starving period" and it was a horr...

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Ladybugs are helpful to us and deserve respect

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Hayd

Here is a sad story: My friend who we shall call Bette saw a harmless little ladybug in her room. One helpless little ladybug who was just trying to find a warm place to sleep and maybe survive until the rest of his/her 15 day life cycle[1] was up. He/she was only going to live 15 days max but bette decided to cut their little life short so that she could continue living her +70 yr life span. This little lady bug was minding its own business when suddenly, out of the blue, a hand comes down and...

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Ladybugs are helpful to us and should be treated with respect.

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09JBlake

Here is a sad story: My friend who we shall call Bette saw a harmless little ladybug in her room. One helpless little ladybug who was just trying to find a warm place to sleep and maybe survive until the rest of his/her 15 day life cycle[1] was up. He/she was only going to live 15 days max but bette decided to cut their little life short so that she could continue living her +70 yr life span. This little lady bug was minding its own business when suddenly, out of the blue, a hand comes down and...

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Ladybugs are helpful to us and should be treated with respect.

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MisterLierkatt

Here is a sad story: My friend who we shall call Bette saw a harmless little ladybug in her room. One helpless little ladybug who was just trying to find a warm place to sleep and maybe survive until the rest of his/her 15 day life cycle[1] was up. He/she was only going to live 15 days max but bette decided to cut their little life short so that she could continue living her +70 yr life span. This little lady bug was minding its own business when suddenly, out of the blue, a hand comes down and...

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Did tobacco positively influence the southern colonies?

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evanjfarrar

When John Rolfe came to Jamestown in 1610 he brought tobacco to the suffering colony. Tobacco became the first cash crop in America. A cash crop is a crop produced to earn money rather than to use yourself. The demand for tobacco was growing back in England and the colonists were running low on supplies because they had to pay them to the British. They were able to make a deal to trade tobacco equally for some other supplies that helped to boost the American Economy. These are a few examples on...

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Fish are the best pets!

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fire_wings

Fish are definitely the best pets! The first round will just be to say you accepted the challenge and to get started the next rounds will be actual arguments about if other animals are better. May the best debate win! ( I really don't want to do my homework :p)...

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Were the american colonists justified in fighting a war to break away from Britain

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kikiki

I believe that the american colonists were justified in breaking away. They were threatened with many taxes to pay for protection they didn't want in the first place. The colonists tried writing letters to talk to the king but the British only responded by giving them MORE taxes. Not to mention the British troops that stayed in the New York harbor all day. The colonists tried to peacefully write to the king but he wouldn't listen. That caused the colonists to use force against them and start the...

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