The first permanent British settlement in North America was also the first capital of Virginia. But Jamestown was a killer - the swampy land carried diseases that killed thousands of colonists. One winter there was cannibalism! Trace the struggle that changed the Old Dominion from a deathtrap into the most powerful of the 13 colonies and home of many of America's Founding Fathers. This funny, colorful graphic novel includes a chapter looking closely at the regions of the state and another that examines the early settlement patterns of different groups.