In real life she marries a man named John Rolfe John Rolfe was sick and greedy

In real life she marries a man named john rolfe john

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from the punishments that were going to be inflicted by her father. In real life, she marries a man named John Rolfe. John Rolfe was sick and greedy. In a letter written by Rolfe to Sir Thomas
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Farren 2 Dale, he states he wants to marry an 11-year-old Pocahontas, “for the good of this plantation, for the honour of our countrie, for the glory of God, for my owne salvation, and for the converting to the true knowledge of God and Jesus Christ.” (Rolfe, pg. 62). This man believed that it was his responsibility to marry a native to help his people benefit from tobacco crops. He also wanted to promote the Christian message, ultimately removing all sign of polytheism. John Rolfe's two main reasons for becoming the founder of smoking were because of his friendship with the indians and his economic status, which he retained back in England. He was friendly enough with the locals to understand the power behind tobacco growing and how this stimulant could be used to create thousands of dollars for him and the Virginia Company. Without the cultivation of the land and its wealth, the colonists would have died, murdered each other, or both. Learning the history of the Chesapeake colonies and the life that Pocahontas lived, its clear to say Disney was giving false notions about history, that by growing up and taking a college level history course will teach you. Although I didn’t write a ton of discussion forums, I was able to participate in the latest one. The latest discussion forum was about time travel. What time period you wanted to travel to and who you would like to meet. I wrote on wanting to travel back to 1849 during the California Gold Rush. Being from Californai myself, learning about the Gold Rush has always been one of
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  • Spring '17
  • Cary Nerelli
  • Test, Internet forum, John Rolfe, Pocahontas, Thomas Dale, Jordyn Farren

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