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  • Introduction Of Tobacco Industry By John Rolfe
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    Progress is a steady improvement, on advancement toward a better stage, America has made an enormous progression because of the charter issued by King James I of England; John Smith; and even though it was a small contribution, the Tobacco industry which was established by John Rolfe. May 24th was the first day for many settlers and they had no idea as to that day being the first day of the rest of their lives. A couple years passed and a charter came along from the king of England. On May 24th,...
  • 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...
  • Smith And Bradford Use Religion
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    Religion plays a major role in the day to day lives of the early settlers in America. So much so, that early colonial writers use it as a form of literary persuasion. John Smith and William Bradford were two such writers. Smith and Bradford use religion as a literary tool to persuade the reader towards their own interests. There are similarities and differences in the motivation to use religion by these two authors, yet the use is still prevalent in their writings. The reasons for these similari...
  • Smith's Position In The Colony As President
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    The leadership strengths and weaknesses of John Smith evoked a profound effect on the Jamestown colony. The fact that Smith actually arrived in the colony as a common prisoner and was able to achieve the leadership role that he gained is amazing. His creativity and knowledge in certain areas actually saved the colonists from attack and starvation in the early days. Some of the rules he enforced as a leader were actually instrumental in saving the colony. His skill in dealing with the natives all...
  • Line Pocahontas And John Smith
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    While popular and widely watched the movie Pocahontas is an inn accurate portrait of historical event. The Disney Corporation is not known for it's of historical events and when producing the animated film Pocahontas, Disney did not fail in it's nonchalant attitude concerning historic fact. Cartoonists at disney must have been watching adult films when they first penciled out the figures of Pocahontas and John Smith. The young Indian princess was only twelve years old at the time of her first en...
  • Captain John Smith
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    Rakesh Patel His 151 2/2/99 Captain John smith was more important to the success of Virginia by 1630 then John Rolfe... Like many famous heroes, John Smith was feisty, abrasive, self-promoting, and ambitious. He was an experienced soldier and adventurer, the man who boldly went out and got things done. If not for him, the colony may have failed at the start. John Rolfe is best successful for having introduced tobacco as a commercial crop to Virginia colonists. The production of this valuable com...
  • 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...
  • Captain John Smith And Pocahontas
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    It can be easily assumed that almost everyone has heard the tale of the American Indian princess, Pocahontas - the narrative of a mysterious young girl who rescues an English explorer from death only to fall in love and win his affections in return. It is one that is quite popular and has even been developed into an animated movie by Walt Disney Pictures. Regardless of which version they may have heard, most people are familiar with the legend now thanks in part to Disney. However, what they are...
  • Smith's Romantic Story Of Pocahontas
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    Biography of Pocahontas For more than two centuries since the death of the Indian princess Pocahontas, legends and stories of romance have been imbedded into our minds, but her dramatic life was more important to the creation of a segment of American history than legend. Around the year of 1595, Pocahontas was born to chief Powhatan, the powerful chief of a federation of Algonquian Indian tribes who lived in the tidewater region of Virginia. She was but one of the many children of Powhatan, who ...
  • John Smith And William Bradford
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    John Smith and William Bradford were both leaders who established colonies. They both established a colony and they attempted to attract settlers with writings. Their writings were intended for different audiences and they both had different purposes. John Smith's writings were different than William Bradford's. John Smith had a different purpose and his writings were intended for a different audience. John Smith's purpose was to bring people to the new world. He wrote a pamphlet to the people i...
  • John Smith
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    John Smith has proved himself to be an inspiring leader and a skilled explorer who played a significant role in American history. His many accomplishments included helping found the original colony of Jamestown, saving it from a starving time, leading various expeditions of exploration, and courageously escaping from the Indians. John Smith had the qualities of a great leader, and all of his men seemed to think highly of him. Smith always recognized good qualities of his companions, and often co...
  • Little Indian Girl In Love
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    Who really was Pocahontas Was she like the Indian girl in the Disney movie, who saved her reservation Yes and no. She was an Indian of the Algonquian Indians. Her father was Powhatan, the chief. Her original name, however was in fact, Mato aka. But Pocahontas mean playful, frolicsome little girl and so they nicknamed her that. The meeting and capturing of her acquaintance, and possible first love, John Smith, was in fact true. But, the saving of him may be as made up and make believe as the movi...
  • Pocahontas Visits To The Fort
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    Pocahontas The story of Pocahontas happened the same time as the founding of Jamestown, the first permanent English colony in the New World. Her story begins with her first visit to the colony as a child of ten or eleven. The event that captured her fame, was her rescue of Captain John Smith from murder at the hands of her father. She almost single handily saved the Jamestown colonists from starvation and massacre. Pocahontas final act of devotion to the colonists was when she was arranged a vis...
  • John Smith
    535 words
    In 1606, King James I set two companies, the London and the Plymouth, out with three instructions: find gold, find a route to the South Seas, and find the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Five months later, and forty-five men less, the London Company landed on a semi-island along the banks of a river the Indians knew as "Powhatan's River". On May 13, 1607, the first permanent British colony had been established in the form of a triangular fort. The men named their fort Jamestown, in honor of their King, ...
  • 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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