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    Jamestown and Plymouth By: Arrow Krueger United State History II Mr. TR Smith NPHS 24 October 12 Jamestown and Plymouth were two separate voyages set for America with different ideas and goals thought out for each. One of these voyages was coming to America so that they could have a better life for themselves, by making a permanent settlement where they could start their lives and their children’s lives again. The other was for economic reasons from a company in London that just wanted to obtain a larger market for manufactured goods coming from England. These voyages were improvements from what we knew of our world back in the 1400’s. Both voyages were varied a lot from one another but meet some of the same obstacles and likenesses. Each journey had things that set them back, and a lot of them weren’t even related to weather. One of the major setbacks was that a lot of people didn’t want to work. The work was very hard, they were starting a whole life new, and since they were, they would need to collect material for homes, if they didn’t have enough equipment for their work, they would have to start making tools which would tire them out fast. The work that they did ended up doing good for the settlers on both sides as a whole at least even if they were set back in the beginning of their time in the new world. The Jamestown voyage happened almost thirteen years before the Plymouth Voyage to America took place. In 1607, 104 men landed in what is now called…

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    Squanto Vs Tato Analysis

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    the historical perspective of Squanto versus Squanto: A warrior’s tale, there are some similarities that both share. In the movie, it does show that Squanto did in fact exist as it’s explained in history but as far as historians know, there isn’t any evidence towards that he was married. The movie was interesting to watch but lacked the amount of influence that Squanto truly had on the early stages between European and Native American encounters. In the movie it shows that Squanto was battling a…

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    Finding Squanto If someone is in a new, unfamiliar place, with friends and family getting sick and dying around them, what reason would one have to carry on? The Puritans had a reason, and that is that they had an unwavering faith in God, which William Bradford, a leader of the Puritans, is a good a representation of. He wrote of their times of struggle, the voyage, and the suffering that ensued soon after landing, and especially their prosperous times, where they met a helpful Native American…

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    The article Squanto’s Role in Pilgrim Diplomacy discusses the importance of the Native American named Squanto, in his duty as mediator between the Pilgrims of New England and the Indian tribes in the surrounding area. In the article the author, Leonard A. Adolf, argues that without the assistance of Squanto in the encounters between Native Americans and English men, the success of the Plymouth colony would not have been as great. Adolf, professor of history at Oregon State University, further…

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    Their own language had saved them” (Bragg 406). Also, Bill Bryson, author of Made in America and Mother Tongue, describes the importance of Squanto by saying “[Squanto] taught them not only which things would grow but also how to fertilise corn seed by adding little pieces of fish” and continued describing how Squanto “taught them how to eat all kinds of things from the sea” (Bragg 148). Leonard Adolf points Squanto’s involvement in his article “Squanto's Role In Pilgrim Diplomacy,” “Squanto’s…

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    the First Thanksgiving. San Diego, CA: Silver Whistle, 2000. 2. Summary: This the story of Squanto (told from the first-person view) and his journey from prisoner of the Spanish, prisoner of his own people, and the person who helped broker piece between the English colonists at Plymouth and the Wampanoag tribe. Squanto talks about how his people were betrayed by Thomas Hunt and sold into slavery. After being freed by Spanish Friars, he learned the English language and customs and sailed for home…

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    Hardships Of Thanksgiving

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    Do you know how Thanksgiving started? Thanksgiving started in the fall of 1621 Squanto brought the settlers and the Indians together to celebrate the first Thanksgiving after growing a successful crop. Squanto was an Indian who helped the Plymouth settlers. Plymouth was established in 1620.Another colony was established named Jamestown in 1607. Although there are many differences between the two colonies the things they have in common , had leaders for their colony, faced hardships, and both had…

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    Do you know how Thanksgiving started? Thanksgiving started in the fall of 1621 Squanto brought the settlers and the Indians together to celebrate the first Thanksgiving after growing a successful crop. Squanto was an Indian who helped the Plymouth settlers. Plymouth was established in 1620.Another colony was established named Jamestown in 1607. Although there are many differences between the two colonies the things they have in common are, had leaders for their colony, faced hardships, and both…

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    referring to John Smith. Generally, John Smith did not want anything to do with the Native Americans and they felt the same way about the settlers. This tension led to several Native American attacks and the capture of Smith and his crew, and even the killing of some settlers. Eventually, some of the local tribe helped the settlers. Capahowasic and Nantaquond were among others who guided the settlers to safety. William Bradford viewed the Native Americans as a positive thing, and they viewed the…

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    Charles C. Mann Analysis

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    Until they meet Squanto, a native of the land who helped them plant crops and explore the land. William Bradford states this in the successive passage “...he directed them how to set their corn, where to take fish, and to procure other commodities,and was also their pilot to bring them to unknown places for their profit…”This quote describes how Squanto helped the settle describes how Squanto helped the settlers find food.(18). Charles C. Mann also references the land which the settlers…

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