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    John Smith

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    Comparing John Smith and Christopher Columbus would be like comparing a rusty sword to a bronze shield: one can only hurt you while the other can only help you. Both John Smith and Christopher Columbus were travelers from Europe, however, both had extremely contrasting motives on what to do when they arrived in the land now known as present-day United States. Along with contrasting motives, their relationships with the natives also were extremely different. While Christopher Columbus demonstrated

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    John Smith in Jamestown

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    John Smith in Jamestown 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

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    John Smith

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    John Smith is one of the most famous people in American literature history. He was a dedicated man to his country of England, and wanted nothing more than to claim America in the name of the king. During his adventures to the new land he encountered many new things and people including a young Native American woman named Pocahontas. He also wrote many journals enticing people to want to come to America. This shall tell you the story of John Smith from his journeys as a young man all the way to when

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    Captain John Smith

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    Captain John Smith After reading three short selections on Captain John Smith (General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles, A Description of New England, and New England’s Trials) in The Norton Anthology of American Literature, 6th Ed., a second source was helpful to learn more about this historical figure. Philip L. Barbour, in The Three Worlds of Captain John Smith, focuses on the major roles Captain Smith filled during his lifetime: adventurer, colonist, and promoter. Because

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    as history without any thought into the matter. Did Pocahontas and explorer John Smith ever actually meet? If so, how did they, and was there ever the feeling of love between them? There are similarities, but more differences between historical fact and what is presented in the Walt Disney motion picture.Aside from obvious deviations of the film, such as the language , there are others including how Pocahontas and Smith meet, which they did in fact do. In the movie from the beginning, Pocahontas

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    While Captain John smith came to the colonies for business ventures, William Bradford came to the colonies for religious reasons. We all know by now the Plymouth plantations were known for the first Thanksgiving and the sharing of the food. Everyone also knows the story of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. Pocahontas was eleven and John Smith was a grown man. They eventually fall in love in the story but she actually doesn't marry him. She marries another Englishman and she dies at the age of

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    Analysis of A Description of New England by John Smith 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, how the pilgrims actually lived. The purpose

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    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 commodity shaped the future development

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    John Smith

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    John Smith was born in either 1579 or 1580 in Lincolnshire, England. This was so far back in time that it makes it hard for historians to be able to retrieve medical documents for people. After Smith had been a merchant’s apprentice, he had decided he wanted to live in combat, and he joined the English Army overseas. Smith had proved to be highly successful in the army and he joined in on a campaign against Henry IV, he also went against the Turks in Hungary. When Smith was in Hungary he was captured

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    John Smith

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    John Smith As an adventurous English boy, John Smith longed to see the world, but he probably never imagined that he'd become famous for helping settle a new colony. John Smith belongs in History because he is the one who helped Jamestown get food and helped organize and run the colony. John Smith, English explorer and colonist, was an important leader and has changed America. John Smith was born on January 8, 1580 in a small town of Willoughby, Lincolnshire, England. A couple days after John's

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