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  • John Smith in Jamestown Essay

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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

  • Questions On Bacon 's Rebellion

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    Lauren Miller CIS History -3 Common Assignment #1 10/26/15 Bacon’s Rebellion Nathanial Bacon was a young, bold, active, and powerful individual (Beverly). Bacon was born in England, taught at Cambridge, and later moved to Virginia with his wife, Elizabeth, in 1974 (Tarter). Bacon graduated from the University of Cambridge and studied the law. Elizabeth’s father, the Sir Edward Duke of Suffolk, opposed their marriage. Her disinheritance by her father contributed to Bacon’s decision to migrate to

  • Jamestown Rediscovery Artifacts : How Do We Recapture The Lives Of People Who Left No Written Record?

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    what happened to the people of Jamestown. Through such artifacts such as clothing materials, the bones of animals, and the remains of the teenage girl names “Jane”, we can scientifically couple the evidence to learn about the early settlement on the James River. First, the question, “How do we recapture the lives of people who left no written record?” is not a fair question to ask. There is written record. There may not be written record of the dates, time and actions of the colonists themselves, but

  • James Monroe: Fifth President Of The US

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    James Monroe was the 5th President of the U.S. He served between 1817 and 1825.     James was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He was born to Elizabeth and Spence Monroe. He has 3 children named Elizabeth, James, and Maria, and a wife named Elizabeth. As far as academics, first he went to Campbelltown Academy from 1769 to 1774.  In 1774, he went to the college of William and Mary, but he dropped out to fight in the American Revolution. James Monroe spent a while studying

  • Contributions Of George Washington

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    George Washington (1789-1797) George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 to Augustine and Mary Ball Washington in Pope’s Creek, Virginia. Even though he was born in Pope’s Creek, Washington actually spent most of youth at a plantation called the Ferry Farm near Fredericksburg. There, he grew up with his 6 brothers and 3 sisters. Three of his brothers were his half-brothers and one of sisters was his half-sister from his father’s first marriage. Washington was educated and went schools near

  • The Blue Ridge Mountains And Allegheny Mountains

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    Mountains, Rockingham County is located within the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Originally founded in 1778, Rockingham County has become a historical community committed to implementing an economic strategy of attracting new business and industry that are compatible with the way of life in the Shenandoah Valley and assisting in the retention and expansion of existing companies (Rockingham County). Most commonly known for its beauty, Rockingham County is comprised of six metropolitan cities, of which Harrisonburg

  • James Monroe: The Fifth President of the United States Essay

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    James Monroe wasn’t born to live an ordinary life, but an extraordinary one. He was born April 28, 1758, in his parents house in a forest area of Westmoreland County, Virginia. His father Spence Monroe (1727-1774) worked as a planter and carpenter. James’s mother Elizabeth Jones (1730-1774) married his father in 1752 and they both had several children together. James grew up with his siblings by the same teachings of his mother. His parents died when he was a teenager. When he became of age, he

  • President James Monroe's Life

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    James Monroe President James Monroe once said, “National honor is the national property of the highest value.” Monroe strongly believed in those highest values. The life of James Monroe lead him to act as the fifth president of the United States. His life could be divided into his early years, presidency, and death. James Monroe’s early years were very interesting. He was born on April 28, 1758 in Westmore County, Virginia. When James turned eleven, he went to Camplellten Academy. His father

  • State Bird

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    The state bird is a bird of the state and it is red brown and black. Its name is Cardinal. It became a state in June 25 1788. The number the state became was the 10th state. The capital is Richmond. The nickname of Virginia is the old dominion. The state flower is a flower of the state. The state flower is white around it and green in the middle. The state flower name is dogwood. The state tree is a tree of the state. It is named flowering dog wood. The population is 8,001,024 and the ranked is

  • James Monroe: Heroes Of War

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    heroes of war or heroes of countries. James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States embodied both. By many James Monroe was considered the hero of the American Revolution. While men like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson shaped the American presidency, James Monroe was able to leave his own footprint on the nation. James Monroe was born on April 28, 1758, in Westmoreland county, Virginia. Monroe’s parents died when he was in his mid-teens. James and his siblings shared an inheritance