Captain John Smith


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Noun1.Captain John Smith - English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, VirginiaCaptain John Smith - English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
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| 1607: Captain John Smith landed on the Virginia coast and started the first permanent English settlement in the New World - Jamestown.
1607: Captain John Smith landed on the Virginia coast and started what would prove to be the first permanent English settlement in the New World - Jamestown (there had been several previous failed attempts).
Bob Marley MAY 13 1607: Captain John Smith landed on the Virginia coast and started the first permanent English settlement in the New World - Jamestown.
The program facilitates enhanced interpretation, education, youth employment, recreation and access to the Chesapeake Bay and rivers, and trailheads for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake and Star-Spangled Banner national historic trails.
Explorer Captain John Smith is saved from being skewered by Native Americans in the New World by brave Pocahontas, who then falls in love with him.
English Captain John Smith, in later years, related the story of Pocahontas saving his life at a time of conflict with the tribe, stopping the blow that would have killed him by placing her head on his.
Cottom provides a less than romantic version of Captain John Smith, who seemed to have the luck of the devil when it came to outrunning the grim reaper, particularly amazing since he was a bully who lied and brutalized others.
The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith's Voyage to New England.
"It has the potential to share a very powerful story, to help us better understand the Old and New World coming together and provide some of that story through an American Indian lens," said Chuck Hunt, superintendent of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, who will oversee the planning process.
Pocahontas and English captain John Smith fall in love, but she's betrothed to a Native American warrior - and when he's killed in a skirmish, her father declares war on the interlopers.
In "The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America," author Thomas King looks at the stories behind such events as the 1861 Almo massacre by the Shoshone-Bannock, the meeting of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith, the Rebellion of 1885 with Louis Riel, the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn with George Armstrong Custer, and many other stories and he points out the inconsistencies in each.
The Titanic is on it because many of the ship's officers and crew were from Waterloo and Crosby and Captain John Smith was from Marine Crescent.