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  • Captain John Smith
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    Smith vs. Bradford Have you ever wondered whose hands our country was in at the start of our time? Captain John Smith was one of the first American heroes. He was the first man to promote a permanent settlement of America. William Bradford was a Puritan who was courageous and determined to set up a colony where citizens could worship freely. Although both of these men were two of America's heroes, they had more differences than known. Thus, Smith was a very proud and boastful man. Before reachin...
  • Colonial Land Of New England
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    New England: A Matter of Perspective John Smith's A Description of New England and William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation both present a picture of the same pre-colonial land of New England. Mr. Smith's writing, out of necessity, painted a rosy picture of the new land, while Bradford's historical account shows early New England was not Heaven on Earth. Mr. Bradford and Mr. Smith are writing about one land, but they present two different accounts of the life in the land. John Smith's writing i...
  • Settlers To Their Colonies Through Their Writings
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    Brian Bird CP English 11 Comparison Essay Comparison Essay Although Captain John Smith and William Bradford, historians and leaders of their respective colonies, Jamestown and Plymouth, wanted to attract settlers to their colonies through their writings, the specific means they took to accomplish their goals varied. First, in spite of the fact each wanted to set an example for the colonists that joined them, Smith strived to attract those with courage and an adventurous spirit while Bradford tri...
  • Bradford And Smith
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    The author John Smith, a pilgrim who arrived to the Americas, wrote a description of the new land in his book " A Description of New England". In this book Smith shows a wonderful world of vast food and pleasure. Also, William Bradford another pilgrim who arrived to Plymouth on the coast of Massachusetts, wrote a book called " Of Plymouth Plantation " in which he describes what really happened their, how the pilgrims actually lived. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast both autho...
  • Comparing John Smith And William Bradford
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    Although Captain John Smith and William Bradford, historians and leaders of their respective colonies, Jamestown and Plymouth, desired to lure settlers to their colonies through their writings, the methods and style they used to accomplish their goals varied with their personal beliefs and values. Though both sought to set forth an example for the colonists they were enticing, Smith strived to attract those with courage, vigor, and an adventurous spirit while Bradford tried to appeal to Godly me...
  • Smith And William Bradford
    384 words
    John and Will Who was John Smith and how was he depicted in history? According to his third person memoirs, the General History, he was a hard working, courageous explorer who founded Jamestown despite misfortune. On the other hand William Bradford was a deeply religious pilgrim who wrote the Plymouth Plantation In both accounts however the two men sailed across the Atlantic looking for a new world. When looking closer at what these two men did when they arrived in America we find that they have...
  • Bradford And Smith
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    Bradford and Smiths Journeys Bradford and Smith did similar jobs but their methods are opposite. Smiths life growing up, Bradfords, and differences are important to understanding the importance of these two men. They were men of statue with varying key differences. Bradford was born in the Yorkshire community of Auster field. He was 12 years old when the reading of scriptures began to cause great impressions upon him. He and the pilgrims decided to emigrate to America despite the dangers. Bradfo...

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