Promoting A New World for The General History of Virginia

Updated: 4/12/2017
Promoting A New World for The General History of Virginia
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John Smith and the General History of Virginia

The General History of Virginia by John Smith

Lesson Plans by Kristy Littlehale

Captain John Smith was many things: an adventurer, a decorated soldier, an explorer, a conqueror, a poet, a mapmaker, and an author. The General History of Virginia (originally The Generall Historie of Virginiais) detailed history of the planters’ years in Jamestown from 1607-1609.


The General History of Virginia

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The General History of Virginia summary Literary analysis example - persuasive activity promoting the new world

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  • REASONS TO GO
  • THINGS TO SEE
  • IMPORTANT LANDMARKS
  • Savannah, GA is filled with interesting Southern culture, beautiful cobblestone streets, tons of old Southern history, and it has beautiful parks to visit. It’s also one of the most haunted cities in America. The people are lovely and welcoming, and the weather is warm!
  • IMPORTANT PEOPLE
  • River Street, the Savannah River, the Savannah Historic District
  • INTERESTING FACTS
  • Forsyth Park, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Bonaventure Cemetery
  • ADVENTURES / TOURS
  • Dianna Agron (Actress), Johnny Mercer (Songwriter), Juliette Low (Founder of The Girl Scouts)
  • Home of the Savannah College of Art and Design; the famous bench from Forrest Gump is in Chippewa Square; the book and movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is based in Savannah; General Sherman had a hand in keeping Savannah from being burned during the Civil War; largest St. Patrick’s day celebration in the country
  • Take a ghost tour, a haunted pub crawl, an historical walking or bus tour, take a food tour, or even a photography tour!