the Jamestown colony john rolfe was the first one to plant and cure tobacco and save the Jamestown colony from disaster.
The Virginia colony made huge profits as a result of tobacco sales to Europe.
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By raising tobacco for export to Europe.
When the Jamestown colony was built in Virginia, all the colonists were looking for was gold. When there was no gold found except for pyrite (fake gold), the colonists discovered the cash crop of tobacco. The trade of tobacco raised their profits so much that King James called tobacco the "golden leaf" meaning that the tobacco was there form of gold.
Tobacco farming made the English colony of Virginia profitable
Tobacco was the main crop that Virginia made huge profits off of.
they grew tobacco
they made money by selling tobacco.