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Jamestown Assignments & Activities

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In this writing exercise, your students will assume the persona of Virginia governor Lord Berkeley to write a response to Nathaniel Bacon's Declaration in the Name of the People.Review with your students the events leading to ...
1. Review with your students the legend of Pocahontas and the diplomatic value she held for the English settlers. In particular, ask your students to consider her initial importance as a liaison to the Indians and later as proof of the messianic s...