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The General History of Virginia Summary & Activities

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

With divers others to the number of about 115. Of such things which are naturally in Virginia, and how they vse them. Their Squirrels some are neare as great as our smallest sort of wilde Rabbets, some blackish or blacke and white, but the most are gray. These are some of the many differences between the movie Pocahontas and the journal by John Smith. Yee valiant and generous spirits, personall possessors of these new-found Territories, banish from among you Cowardise, covetousnes, iealousies, and idlenes, enemies to the raising your honours and fortunes; vertue, industry, and amitie, will make you good and great, and your merits liue to ensuing Ages.

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John Smith, 1580

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

They finde where they had buryed their provisions. However, the account is written years after the event took place. Let your bountie supply the necessities of weake beginnings, and your excellent iudgements rectifie the proceedings; the returne cannot choose in the end but bring you good Commodities, and good contentments, by your aduancing shipping and fishing so vsefull vnto our Nation. Images scanned by Bill Richards Text encoded by Apex Data Services, Inc. The greatest of the least is called Quiyough, trending Northwest, but the river it selfe turneth Northeast, and is still a navigable streame. Of beasts the chiefe are Deere, nothing differing from ours. Iohn and Sebastian well provided, setting sayle, ranged a great part of this vnknowne world, in the yeare 1497.


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Smith, Chapter 2, Book 3 of The Generall Historie of Virginia, New

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

The final two selections of the Smith readings virtually sell the American dream long before the American dream really existed as we know it today. There is plentie of Sturgeon in February, March, Aprill, and May; all Herings in abundance; some such as ours, but the most part of 18. Next more to the East are two small rivers of Quiyoughcohanocke. Where they found plentie of most sorts of fish, and saw a high country full of great woods of sundry sorts. There are also Cedars and Saxafras trees. For what they did,after they were but once a little inured, it seemed, and someconceited it, only as a pleasure and recreation, yet 30 or 40of suchvoluntary gentlemen would do more in a day than one hundred of therest that must be pressed to it by compulsion.

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Smith, Chapter 2, Book 3 of The Generall Historie of Virginia, New

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

Chroshaw his voyage to Patowomek. Such actions have ever since theworld's beginning been subject to such accidents, and everything ofworth is found full of difficulties; but nothing so difficult as toestablish a commonwealth so far remote from men and means, and wheremen's minds are so untoward as neither do well themselves nor sufferothers. At last one of them desired us to go to hishouse up that river. Examples of the altitude comparatiuely; the reasons why to plant it. The Generall victualed for 8. The passage is very shallow and dangerous by reason of the breadth of the sound and the little succour for a storme, but this teritory being 15.

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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

Smith, John: Virginia Map of Virginia from John Smith's The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles, 1624. Captaine Spicer had then sent his Boat ashore for water, so it was ten of the Clocke ere we put from the ships, which rode two myles from the shore. There was no Towne where they had practised any villany against vs we leaving it vnpunished, because we sought by all possible meanes to winne them by gentlenes but within a few dayes after our departure, they began to dye; in some Townes twenty, in some forty, in some sixty, and in one an hundred and twenty, which was very many in respect of their numbers. This river also as the two former, is replenished with fish and foule. The greatest of the least is called Quiyough, trending Northwest, but the river it selfe turneth Northeast, and is still a navigable streame. Interesting Vocabulary -Fortuned: happened -Sassafras: a tree, the root of which was valued for its supposed medical qualities -Common Kettle: communal cooking pot -Palisades: large pointed stakes set in the ground to form a fence used for defense.


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John Smith, 1580

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

The Names of those were landed in this Plantation were, Iohn White Governour. They repayred the old houses at Roanock, and Master George How, one of the Councell, stragling abroad, was slaine by the Salvages. In it is many places of plaine grasse, and such other fruits, and berries as before were mentioned. The arrivall of Sir Francis Wyat with nine ships. He presents scenarios in which people can toil, hunt, fish, and work in order to profit and elevate their situation from anything they could hope for in England. And so verily these my adventures haue tasted the same influence from your Gratious hand, which hath given birth to the publication of this Narration.

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The General History of Virginia Summary & Activities

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

And as all my endevours are their due tribute: so this Page shall record to posteritie, that my service shall be to pray to God, that you may still continue the renowned of your sexe, the most honored of men, and the highly blessed of God. How they vse their fruits. In the movie the man falls in love with a Native American woman called Pocahontas who is briefly mentioned in the book. A briefe Relation of the Description of Elizabeths Ile, and some others towards the North part of Virginia; and what els they discovered in the yeare 1602. Their Religion, God, burials ordinary and extraordinary, Temples, Priests, Ornaments, solemnities, Coniurations, Altars, sacrifices, black boyes, and resurrection.

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The General History of Virginia, New England and Summer Isles

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

They spake the language ofPowhatan, wherein they made such descriptions of the Bay, isles, andrivers that often did us exceeding pleasure. Sir Humphrey Gilbert a worthy Knight attempted a Plantation in some of those parts: and obtained Letters Pattents to his desire: but with this Proviso, He should maintaine possession in some of those vast Countries within the tearme of sixe yeares. This lame King is called Menatonon. And thus we beganour first acquaintance. The strange Mine of Chaunis Temoatan. The chiefe root they haue for food is called Tockawhoughe. To confirme this they told me of two men that had beene lately dead, and revived againe; the one hapned but few yeares before our comming into the country; of a bad man, which being dead and buried, the next day the earth over him being seene to moue, was taken vp, who told them his soule was very neare entering into Popogusso, had not one of the gods saued him and gaue him leaue to returne againe, to teach his friends what they should doe to avoyd such torment.

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Literature Notes Done Right: 'The Complete Works of Captain John

the generall historie of virginia john smith summary

Beyond this Ile is the maine land and the great riuer Occam, on which standeth a Towne called Pomeieck, and six dayes higher, their City Skicoak: those people neuer saw it, but say there fathers affirme it to be aboue two houres iourney about. We also vnderstood that Master Howe was slaine by the men of Wingina, of Dassamonpeack: and by them of Roanoack, that the fiftie men left by Sir Richard Grenvill, were suddainly set vpon by three hundred of Secotan, Aquascogoc, and Dassamonpeack. Not finding them, left fiftie. This Ile hath many goodly Woods, and Deere, Conies, and Foule in incredible abundance, and vsing the Authors owne phrase, the Woods are not such as you finde in Bohemia, Moscovia, or Hercinia, barren and fruitlesse, but the highest and reddest Cedars of the world, bettering them of the Aslores, Indies, or Libanus: Pynes, Cypres, Saxefras, the Lentisk that beareth Mastick, and many other of excellent smell and qualitie. How Sir Richard Grenvill went to relieue them. So our famine increased, I was forced to send Captaine Stafford to Croatan, with twentie to feed himselfe, and see if he could espie any sayle passe the coast; M r Predeox with ten to Hatarask vpon the same occasion: and other small parties to the Mayne to liue vpon rootes and Oysters. And shall wee loue Thee now the lesse? With this lodging and diet, our extreme toil in bearing and plantingPallisadoes so strained and bruised us, and our continual labor inthe extremity of the heat had so weakened us, as were causesufficient to have made us as miserable in our native country or anyother place in the world.

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