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King Charles II
1,875 words1. Historical People. Chapter 2 i. John Rolfe- Settled in Virginia. Father of the Tobacco Industry. Married Pocahontas but she died just before returning to Virginia. Died in 1622, during an Indian Uprising, but historians aren't sure how he died. ii. Walter Raleigh-sponsored a settlement on Roanoke Island. Half brother to Sir Humphrey and Sir John Gilbert. In 1585, he was made governor of Jersey. Raleigh arranged for the construction of 'The Ark Royal'. Raleigh was framed as a member of a plot ...
Indians In The Black Robe
383 words'I Heard The Owl Call My Name' and 'The Black Robe': The Indians Although the Indians in I Heard The Owl Call My Name, and in The Black Robe are primitive in the technological sense, they are neither simple or emotional people. The Indians in both texts could be classed as primitive people - if we take primitive to mean technologically underdeveloped. The level of technology possessed by the white man is far superior to that of the Indians, yet the Indians in The Black Robe are happy to accept a...
339 wordsHow the 13 Colonies Were Named The first thirteen colonies were either named after people, Indian names or, places in England. The original states / colonies are, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, Maryland, South Carolina, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Hampshire and New Jersey. The three states that are named specifically after Indian names are Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Puritans named Massachusetts, after a local Indian tr...
Indians And English Colonists
911 wordsBook Review The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity Our history books continue to present our country's story in conventional patriotic terms. America being settled by courageous, white colonists who tamed a wilderness and the savages in it. With very few exceptions our society depicts these people who actually first discovered America and without whose help the colonists would not have survived, as immoral, despicable savages who needed to be removed by killing a...
Arrangement With The Indian Chief
388 wordsThe Island of the Blue Dolphins is an island in the Pacific that looks like a big fish. It is a very windy island. The worst thing about the island were the wild dogs which lived there. Around this island blue dolphins swim and other sea life including otters and sea elephants play. Long ago an Indian Tribe lived on this island. They formed a village named Ghalas-at. Their leaders name was Chief Chowig. Chief Chowig had three children. The oldest daughter named Ula pe, a daughter named Wonapalei...
Issue Hurry And Natty Cooper
2,362 wordsCooper's 'Deerslayer': View of the Native Americans James Fenimore Cooper was born on September 15, 1789 in Burlington, New Jersey. He was the son of William and Elizabeth (Fenimore) Cooper, the twelfth of thirteen children (Long, p. 9). Cooper is known as one of the first great American novelists, in many ways because he was the first American writer to gain international followers of his writing. In addition, he was perhaps the first novelist to 'demonstrate... that native materials could insp...
Indian History And Pocahontas
1,079 wordsMany moons ago, an Indian girl was not yet born but there were many problems with Indians and the white man as the Indians. This unborn child would become a huge part of colony history between the Indians and the English; this child was to be recognized in history by many different names the most famous name would be Pocahontas. The book I read was about Pocahontas by Grace Steele Woodward. This book covers many different subjects in Pocahontass life. The book begins with a background of The Pow...
Karana And Ramo
768 wordsBOOK REPORT ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS By: Scott Odell COPYRIGHT 1960 Pages: 192 This book is about an Indian girl named Karana. The story takes place in the early 1800's. Karana and her tribe live on an island shaped like a dolphin swimming on its side. There are also many dolphins swimming around the island so its known as the island of the blue dolphins. Karana's fathers name is Chief Chowig. Karana little brothers name is Ramo. Karana's big sisters name is Ula pe. One day Aleutian sea-otter...
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