American history discussions

The balance between numbers and gender roles is fascinating. How do men behave if they are alone in a room with 4 women? Think of the reverse, how would the energy in the room change if there were 4 men and only 1 woman in the room? Who would call the shots in either scenario? Thinking of this situation, place that dynamic in early Jamestown, where the colony was trying to survive as the first establishment in America with Native Americans, the Spanish, and starvation just around the corner. After reading this article, give some examples as to how the scarcity of women in the early colonies affected gender roles in a different way than their hometown back in England.