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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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    In the books, Poor Richard by Ben Franklin and A Description of New England by John Smith both believe that hard work can lead to a fortunate life. Franklin and Smith discuss that one’s outlook in life reflects their well-being. Positivity and self-determination can encourage one to become successful. By comparing the stories of John Smith and Benjamin Franklin, one may conclude that even though they both face obstacles that hinder their goals, their optimism, shown through maxims and frontier mythos

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    opportunities people have to choose from.” People were crossing the Atlantic to come to the new world in search of different things. Some came for the opportunity of riches, others came to experience a new way of living, a better, more free lifestyle. In John Smith’s, “A Description of New England” and Christopher Columbus’s, “Letter to Santangel Regarding the First Voyage” both give in great detail, the opportunities this new land offers.   For people wanting to make money, John writes, “If a man work but

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    Comparing John Smith’s A Description of New England and William Bradford’s Of Plymouth Plantation When the first American settlement on Roanoke Island was established in 1585 it’s primary force, Sir Walter Raleigh, had no idea that this “New World” would evolve into one of the most powerful voices in the modern world. But before it developed it would have to shaped by it’s founders from the Western world. Two of the largest voices in America’s early development are John Smith, who with a group

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    Although both A Description of New England and Of Plymouth Plantation are both significant accounts of New England’s history, John Smith’s and William Bradford’s backgrounds and views of religion differ drastically from each other, and these differences are seen through the entirety of both histories. While John Smith makes reference to God only once in A Description of New England in order to motivate the religious supporters of the time to travel to the New World, Smith’s motivation for writing

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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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    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

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    (43).c. Simon Fernando: Fernando has contributed in history because he sailed the perfect way to go to the Americas. “They [Barlowe, Fernando, and Amadas] had successfully navigated a route to America and discovered a bountiful land, larger than England, bordered by a mighty sea (the sounds) that enclosed scores of islands of different sizes” (55).3. What particulars in this reading seem especially significant, noteworthy or add significantly to the historiography of this period? Items may be anything

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    America, there were both contrasts and similarities for an America newly discovered. In Columbus’s “Letter of Discovery,” he speaks of the islands he has discovered and how he has conquered them for his highnesses. He then goes on to describe the new lands. Reading his account of what he finds, his opinion is direct on how he views the lands and shows a clear idea of his feelings towards them. He describes the lands in a straightforward manner and portrays them almost like they may seem infinite

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    piece “The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World”, Margaret Cavendish’s intellectually fueled construction of her blazing world reveals the importance of education and learning in the development of society and understanding of a new ever expanding world. Her writings and desires of integrating education and learning into the development of government parallel struggles of the restoration period of England and offer her own solutions to its recreation. Upon entering a new and fantastic

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