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.
It's thought that coffee was introduced into America by Captain John Smith, one of the founders of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia.
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.
We also work to better connect people to parks through easier access to local waterways at Gateway National Recreation Area in the New York-New Jersey Harbor and in the Chesapeake Bay, site of the Captain John Smith Water Trail.
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.
Captain John Smith famously recognized this in his History of Jamestown.
We explored roughly half of the trail's 3,000 miles while inaugurating the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, the nation's first all-water national trail.
I was among 12 men and women who set out from Jamestown, Virginia, in spring 2007 in a 28-foot open boat on a 120-day, 1,500-mile expedition along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail on the Chesapeake Bay.
While readers gain a detailed knowledge of the Jamestown situation and Captain John Smith himself, the majority of the book actually focuses on Sir Francis Drake.
English explorer and Virginia Colony founder Captain John Smith (1580-1631) conducted a number of sailing expeditions around the Chesapeake Bay.
Still, while Malick was stuck with the pseudo-star Colin Farrell to play Captain John Smith, Dominik at least has a genuine matinee idol to portray his American legend.