Advertisements Anybody else watching this? I never cared about history as a kid. Now that I'm an old fart, I can't get enough of this stuff. I was surprised that tobacco was such a huge cash crop at Jamestown. We always hate it when the other side resorts to guerrilla warfare but it's interesting to see that our "patriots" resorted to it to defeat the Redcoats. I didn't know about the prison ships or the smallpox outbreaks during the Revolutionary war. Von Steubon was gay?