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    In the story Captain John Smith was about back in England after his trip to Jamestown, Va, Capt. John Smith tells the tale of his journey, particularly his lost romance with Native American maiden Pocahontas. They meet and gradually fall for each other when captured Smith is saved from certain death by the girl. Jamestown wanted to make money for their economy can go up and be a good town. But Captain John Smith want to go the new world for they can get rich and make a lot of money if they go to

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    John Smith and William Bradford were two of the first men to arrive in the Americas in the 17th century and both took the role as leader of one of the early colonies, Plymouth and Jamestown. Smith and Bradford both wrote narratives for each of their individual experiences of traveling to America, however; each had a strikingly different perspective. Although both men shared the same purpose of attracting others to their colonies, each used a different approach based upon their personal beliefs.

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    are about different areas of the united states.Two different people Captain john smith and William Bradford.Both came to the new world and had there own story. John Smith went there to find the new world and found native americans living there and gave him gifts. They both came by ship, John came to make money and saw a land of native americans and saw the life they had. William Brandford came to be a colony governor. John Smith was an explorer and then became the leader of a colony called James

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    Captain John Smith 91580-1631), an adventurer and founder of the first permanent settlement in America at Jamestown, Virginia, wrote the first book in American Literature. Smith was baptized on 6 January 1580 at Willoughby near Alford, Lincolnshire, where his parents rented a farm from Lord Willoughby. He claimed descent from the ancient Smith family of Cuerdley Lancashire and was educated at King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth, from 1592–1595. After his father died, Smith left home at the age

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    hand, if you are on Captain John Smith's Crew you will get to travel the sea and claim new territory, but if you get sick or injured you will be left for dead. Advantages and disadvantages we all have our own thirst for adventure and will make it hard to choose between the two colonies. Capt. John Smith and both Bradford were both the leader of their

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    Captain John Smith was an explorer from England, a solider and a colonial governor. John’s teenage years were rough to say the least. At sixteen years of age, his father passed away tragically. He joined volunteers in fighting for independence from Spain. While fighting for Hungary he was promoted to captain, but in 1602 was captured and sold as a slave. He escaped and fled, then proceeded to travel at several different places until he went back to England. While being in England, he decided to

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    Two of these many explorers was Captain John Smith and William Bradford. Each of these men travelled to the new world and had different responses from the natives. As people learned about this new world they wanted to come so that they could find gold and become rich. As stated in page CR6, “The Spaniard never more greedily desired gold.” The people that came with Captain Smith went with the intention of acquiring gold and becoming wealthy. Captain John Smith and his crew came to this

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    first author I chose is Captain John Smith. Captain John Smith fits into course unit two: Explorers and early colonists. Captain John Smith was among the survivors in Jamestown while other settlers died from starvation, sickness, or the Indian’s arrows. He saw the problems of Jamestown and constant deaths, so he became the leader of Jamestown. One quote from the text supports this, “In Jamestown he soon emerged as the leader who could save the colony from ruin” (McMichael 41). John decided to use his

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    The English landed in Jamestown in 1607. After suffering food shortages, Captain John Smith, leader of the settlement from its creation to 1609, travelled into the wilderness in search of food. After much searching, the English stumbled upon a group of Indian warriors who promptly slaughtered the lot of them except Captain John Smith. He returned to the Powhatan city of Werowocomoco, the city where Chief Powhatan lived, where he was sentenced to death. According to his accounts, he was seconds

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    While some factors, like living in a swampy area, probably could not have been predicted or dealt with given their resources, they certainly could have planned more. The lack of skilled workers proved to be a great disadvantage. Fortunately, Captain John Smith, who had real life experience, took the reigns. He was rather unforgiving, but this actually proved to be a good thing when battling equally unforgiving conditions. His insistence on making everyone work for their food was a huge reason they

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