Catherine is a homeschool Mom turned historian. She has been studying, teaching, and writing about a variety of topics for more than 20 years. Her interests cover a wide range, from Jamestown to the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and beyond.
Jamestown: the Birth of a Nationby Catherine Jaime, Deirdre Fuller
This little book brings the history of Jamestown to life with an annotated timeline and simple pictures...A simple look at an important part of our history that was anything but simple.
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Did you know that Jamestown settlers were not ment to settle here? The first set of settlers were just men and boyes. The Virginia Company sent them here to find gold and then return home back in England. They came up the James River then settled in Jamestown. They named the river and town after King James. (Jamestown and the James River.) They named the state Virginia after the Virginia Company. Captain John Smith was the captain of the ship, the Susan Conxton. He made the settlers work or they would not be allowed to eat. Chief Powhatan was the enemy. He even captured Captain John Smith! John Rolfe married Pochantas to settle these matters. Captain John Smith then started trade with Chief Powhatan. He would trade most objects exept guns and other wepons in case if they became enemies again. Captain John Smith had to go back to England because of gunpowder injuries.