Compare And Contrast Of Smith And Bradford

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Stone Rust Rust 1 Mrs. Myers September 20, 2016 Compare and Contrast of Smith and Bradford On April 10, 1606, John Smith (an adventurer) explorer and author, and his crew were sent by King James I to start a colony in Jamestown. In December 1606 the company sent out three ships carrying 106 settlers to start the new colony. On May 13, 1607 John Smith named the colony Jamestown in honor of the King. Years later on September 6, 1620 William Bradford (an English Separatist) went to Cape Cod, Massachusetts on the Mayflower due to fear of the assimilation into Dutch culture to start a new civilization. The Mayflower departed from Plymouth, England on September 6, 1620. The 100-foot ship had 102 passengers and a crew of 30-40 in extremely cramped conditions. The two exploration narratives are similar in many ways but they both serve two completely different meanings. What are the differences in Smith 's story? In Smith 's story he wrote briefly about the journey to Jamestown. He wrote about how they only had half-pint of wheat and as much barley boils with water for a man a day. He only has to spend twenty-six weeks on the ship. He then wrote in great detail about his life on land. He wrote about when they got there they had to fend for themselves because the lost all of there help. The Savages (Indians) brought them the food that no one wanted. Then the Indians kidnapped John Smith. They kept him for six or seven weeks. Before the captured him they stalked him (with

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