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Jamestown Colony ("Shut Up and Dance" parody) - @MrBettsClass

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John Smith's yells "first"! Let's review the first permanent English settlement in North America! New videos every Tuesday (sometimes Monday!) Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MrBettsClass Instagram: http://instagram.com/MrBettsClass Tumblr: http://http://mrbettsclass.tumblr.com/ Like on FaceBook: http://facebook.com/MrBettsClass "En la Brisa" Music by Dan-O at http://DanoSongs.com After Roanoke, they said you were crazy, I said I'm going off to the Jamestown Colony, Located down in Chesapeake, I said "Ooh-ooh-hoo," It's the Jamestown Colony, The Virginia Company, Sent the Susan Constant, Discovery, And Godspeed to start a colony, Oh, this would be Virginia, If it didn't kill ya, Nobody worked, Everyone looking for gold, 'Til John Smith stood up and said, Oh don't you dare prospect then think you'll eat for free, There are no free rides in the Jamestown colony, If you don't work, you'll go hungry, I said "Ooh-ooh-hoo," It's the Jamestown Colony, Disease and starvation were problems, And Powhatan Native Americans, They were wary of these Europeans, They took Smith and staged an execution, Staged an execution, But John was "saved," By princess Pocahontas, Powhatan had made his point, John Smith and Powhatan, they both had to agree, That they both wanted peace in the Jamestown Colony, Though their trust was never concrete, I said "Ooh-ooh-hoo," It's the Jamestown Colony, The "Starving Times," 16-0-9 until '10, Half of the colonists died, But if you did survive you might become wealthy, Once tobacco grew, In the Jamestown colony, England's first settlement to succeed, I said "Ooh-ooh-hoo," It's the Jamestown Colony!