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    The History of Virginia and the Plymouth Plantation The stories The Plymouth Plantation and History of Virginia written by William Bradford and John Smith. Both stories had their similarities but also had a lot of differences. Captain John Smith and William Brandford were both settlers who used their own techniques to survive these crazy unknown lands. Although they decided to settle these wild unknown lands they both came for different reasons. They risked a lot to settle over there. Jamestown was a very strong country in the Sixteen hundreds. Englishmen were the ones that build America first official English colony in Jamestown, Virginia. About 104 English settlers arrived in Jamestown in 1607. “Jamestown gave the settlers a good anchorage…

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    to almost leave everything that happened at the old school behind and start over. However, with these different movies, plays, or books the way they kept everything with them is what will be shown. Using “Balboa” by Sabina Murray, “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare, and “Of Plymouth Plantation” by William Bradford to tell how the European settlers brought changes that were negative to the Americas. The story “Balboa” by Sabina Murray she writes that how Balboa, who is what the story is about,…

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    William Bradford was an original and longtime governor of the Plymouth Colony agreement. He was born in england.Bradford was among many of the passengers on the Mayflower's trans-Atlantic journey, and he signed the Mayflower Compact upon landing in Massachusetts in 1620. He was elected governor for thirty years straight after John carver died. Bradford helped make its legal code and eased a community focused on private subsistence agriculture and religious strength. Around 1630, he began to…

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    William Bradford set off on the Mayflower Voyage on September 6th, 1620. The motive of this journey to the new world was to find religious freedom and have the ability to praise God as he pleased. During his voyage to America, Bradford wrote about all the obstacles the colonists faced and how they overcame them in his narrative, “Of Plymouth Plantation”. William Bradford’s “Of Plymouth Plantation” both excites and motivates the reader to encourage a change in his or her surroundings just as…

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    relies on his belief that God speaks through the children to find out who is guilty or innocent as well as to find evidence. Hale puts this belief before any physical evidence against it, even if it is one of the girls confessing that the whole group of girls had been lying the whole time. Lastly, Giles Corey “[stood] mute, and died Christian under the law” (Miller 125), rather than trying to save himself. In fact, he even encouraged officials to put more weight on his chest. This situation…

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    In “A History of Plymouth Plantation”, William Bradford distinguishes three significant Indians whose appearances assisted guidance for the Pilgrims through the New World. Several years later, Cyrus Dallin produced a sculpture in 1921 that signified Massasoit, one of those three Indians, as the Signal of Peace. Despite the fact that the time periods between these two documents are almost two hundred years apart, both documents displayed Massasoit as a peaceful figure that unified the Pilgrims…

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    In Of Plymouth Plantation, Bradford’s language depict him as a very eccentric man when it comes down to his faith and his loyalty towards the Christian God. Through the excerpts, Bradford prides himself in one of the most common Christian sayings, “God works in mysterious ways.” This saying would become very prevalent in his account of the challenges and complication the Separatist faced during the “Pilgrim Journey”. Bradford reveals his views and beliefs through the diction in his writings…

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    “The land flourished because it was fed from so many sources–because it was nourished by so many cultures and traditions and peoples.” Lyndon B. Johnson. America is known as the melting pot because people from all around the world with different cultures and traditions come in search of a better life, and better opportunities. The hardships and prosperities of immigration are told in stories like: Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford, Vietnamese Native Thankful for Chance Offered in…

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    The texts La Relación, Of Plymouth Plantation, Huswifery, and The History of the Dividing Line show that a person’s outlook can be affected by many things, but the most contributing factors are often the most obscure; a person’s background, morals, and perspective can have a great effect on their opinions. In other words, someone who experiences something firsthand will have a much different and likely more positive view of the situation, and a person’s background and original morals have the…

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    explore, this is not the case. Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford and The General History of Virginia by John Smith are novels of settlers and native relations. In both John Smith and William Bradford's texts, the men show themselves as heroes and the natives as lesser by denigrating their language, tricking them with contracts, and, having negative expectations. The Pilgrims, like the settlers at Jamestown, first see themselves as better by degenerating the language of the Native…

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