Pocahontas by:Grace Meyer

Pocahontas by:Grace Meyer

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This is the story of Pocahontas's life since the British came, up until to her death. This storyboard goes through many key events in Pocahontas's life. Some of these events include, saving John Smith's life and the conversion of her faith and customs. Pocahontas brought peace between the Indians and the English for sometime and probably is the most responsible for keeping the people of Jamestown alive, especially from her own father.

Storyboard Text

  • Meet Pocohantas
  • I'm Pocohantas
  • Pocahontas, you're my favorite daughter!
  • The Arrival of the English
  • We're here!
  • Pocohantas Helps the English
  • Thanks for you help!
  • Pocahontas was the favorite daughter of the Indian Cheif Powahtan. Pocahontas was born in 1595 and died in 1617. She played an important role in history, and she is well remebered for her rescue of John Smith.
  • Pocohantas Rescues Smith
  • Stop!
  • The English arrived in 1607 to colonize Jamestown. John Smith was among them. The English soon were at war with Pocohantas's father, Powhatan, over the land.
  • Pocahantas Goes to England
  • Even though Pocahontas's father was at war with the English, Pocahontas still helped the English. She provided them with corn and other foods. She even told them of her father's plans of attack against the English.
  • The Rest of Pocohantas's Life.
  • Pocahontas even rescued Smith from execution. Her father had him captive, and he was going to be beaten to death by clubs. Smith wrote in a letter to Queen Anne that stated Pocahatas had layed herself down over Smith to save his life.(Some historians believe this is a myth.)
  • Prepare to Die!
  • Later Pocahontas was lured onto a ship by Sir Samuel Argall. He wanted to use Pocahontas to bribe Powhatan to get back their men and food from him. Powhatan released 7 Englishmen but no weapons. So Sir Samuel Argall kept her as captive, and he took her to England.
  • Come on to my ship!
  • I don't know about this...
  • Pocahontas lived the rest of her life in England. While she was there she converted to Chritianity,and she changed her name to Rebecca. She married an Englishmen named John Rolfe. She died in 1617 of an illness, possibly of pneumonia or tuberculosis.
  • I'm Rebecca now!
  • I'm John Rolfe!
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