Essays Tagged: "John Rolfe"

"The Silent Killer." What are the dangers and effects of smoking? How did smoking get started? The effects smoking has on teens and more are in this essay.

ead since the early 1500's. The modern tobacco plant had its beginnings in 1609 when the Englishman John Rolfe arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. Dissatisfied with the tobacco grown there {Nicotiana rust ...

(5 pages) 224 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

American Pageant Chapter 2 IDs

itish settlement in America and was the beginning of the creation of the original thirteen colonies.John Rolfe1. Married Pocahontas and temporarily ended war between English and native Americans. The ... Married Pocahontas and temporarily ended war between English and native Americans. The marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas was the first interracial union in Virginia.2. Father of the tobacco compa ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pocahontas: Contains information on the story of Pocahontas. Tells of her life when she was living in Jamestown and about her life once she moved to England. Bibliography included.

time in May of 1607 when Englishmen landed at Jamestown. The one she found most likable was Captain John Smith. According to Smith, he was first welcomed by the great chief and offered a feast. Then h ... companied Indians bringing food and furs to trade for hatchets and trinkets. She apparently admired John Smith very much and would also chat with him during her visits. Unfortunately, the relations be ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Colonial times

as the first colony that depended on selling a cash crop, making it have one of the first colonies. John Rolfe, husband to Pocahontas, first introduced tobacco to the settlers in the early 1600's. by ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Economic View of Slavery

h was declining, and the need for labor increasedrapidly.In the 1600's, when tobacco was founded by John Rolfe, tobaccobecame the main source of income for most of the colonists. Theeconomic prosperit ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Letter about life in early colonies.

ng and limited drinking. This location will be very prosperous, even when the first colonists came; John Smith said it was "heaven."In 1612, John Rolfe began growing tobacco. Two years later, tobacco ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Research Project: Tobacco, History and Health Issues

acco planting. The columns of the Capitol represent tobacco plants and the first couple of America, John Rolfe and Pocahontas, supported themselves by tobacco planting and tradingWho smokes?The highes ...

(9 pages) 118 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why Didn't Slavery Catch on in Early Virginia?

esource that was being shipped from Africa, slaves. The first indication of slaves in Jamestown was John Rolfe's account in 1619 of a Dutch war ship coming and selling 20 Africans to Jamestown. But it ...

(2 pages) 335 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Development of American Colonies: Why did the colonies in New England and the Chesapeake develop different societies if they were both settled by people of English origin?

lnutrition and starvation and disease.The colony survived due to the leadership provided by Capitan John Smith. His theory of "Those who shall not work shall not eat" caused some discipline within the ... l not work shall not eat" caused some discipline within the men. As stated in Document F by Captain John Smith the colonists faced hard times. They died of cold and hunger. Captain Smith explained in ...

(9 pages) 52 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A History Of The Tobacco Industry In America

1607, was the first settlement in America to make great use of tobacco. They, under the guidance of John Rolfe, had perfected methods of growing and curing tobacco, and had a huge European market, as ... n. In 1613, Rolfe sent 200 pounds of his tobacco to England, from where demands for more soon came (Johnson). Rolfe was competing with the Spanish tobacco market, so he imported seeds from Spain so he ...

(11 pages) 52 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Beginning Of Jamestown

nths, only thirty-eight of the hundred-twenty pioneers were alive. One of the survivors was Captain John Smith. He kept the colony going with his firm leadership for the first two years. Jamestown gre ... or the first two years. Jamestown grew to five hundred new settlers under the leadership of Captain John Smith. After Captain Smith left in 1609, trouble came. The weather conditions were getti ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Developing Colonial Structure

e many times of depression, Jamestown always came out on top. With the strong leadership of Captain John Smith, Jamestown was able to develop structure and intelligence. John Smith, appointed by the V ... ith farming or "˜gentlemen' adventurers who scorned manual labor" (30). With the help of John Smith they were forced to succeed. John Smith brought the colonists leadership and a backbone o ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pocahontas

ny things that have made her famous today. For example, she is mostly known for her friendship with John Smith, typically of the mythical love relationship that they shared. Pocahontas also had a cour ... onship that they shared. Pocahontas also had a courageous persona and inquisitive nature that saved John Smith's life and helped to promote peace between the nations. Lastly, her marriage to John Rolf ...

(8 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

There always exists three sides to every story. Within the

ways exists three sides to every story. Within the controversial issues within the Pocahontas Myth, John Smith and Chief Roy Crazy Horse explain their sides of the story. This only amounts to two side ... two sides of the required third. The third side of each story is the simple truth behind the issue. John Smith explains how he perceives the myth to be in accordance with his misplaced self-centered p ...

(1 pages) 716 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Define Jamestown as the first colony in 1607, Captain John Smith and the House of Burgesses, John Rolfe, Brown Gold (tobacco), and the Headright System.

Define Jamestown as the first colony in 1607, Captain John Smith and the House of Burgesses, John Rolfe, Brown Gold (tobacco), and the Headright System.Ja ... by disease, raids, and internal political conflicts. It was saved however by the remarkable Captain John Smith, who stopped the settlers' quarrels with his boldness and worldly knowledge and experienc ... tobacco, which was not only liked but was also recommended by doctors to cure any disease. In 1612, John Rolfe began to grow a certain type of tobacco in Jamestown that the English were especially fon ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Importance and Influence of John Smith and Pocahontas to the New World

deavor initially, but little was known of the hardships that were to come. With the help of Captain John Smith and a young Indian named Pocahontas, the Jamestown colony narrowly avoided failure, and e ... ame the responsibility of the third president of the Council to send a reply message. By this time, John Smith had taken this position over the colonies. Very boldly, Smith delivered what was almost a ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

New England Colonies

s and misunderstandings led to skirmishes and an overall rocky relationship with the Indians, until John Rolfe married Pocohantas. Pocohantas's conversion to the Church of England and marriage to John ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cigarette's History

crops such as corn, cotton, wheat, sugar and soya beans weren't enough. And one day a man arrived, John Rolfe the first settler to have raised tobacco. He then grew tobacco for commercial purposes, i ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers

rescue workers

reat Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico.John Cabotwas an Italian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of parts of North America un ... yProtestant Reformationwas the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, and other early ProtestantsPuritansSomeone who wanted to purify the Anglican Chur ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Disney’s Pocahontas VS Reality

d in Virginia. The settlers were looking for land suitable to grow corn.When Pocahontas met Captain John SmithIn the movie John Smith spots Pocahontas thinking she was a "violent savage". When he real ... the time Jamestown was founded Pocahontas would have been 10 or 11 years old. Disney also portrays John Smith as a fair-haired man with a clean-cut beard. But in real life he was a short stubby man w ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History