Vocabulary in The General History of Virginia
Updated: 9/2/2020
Vocabulary in 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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Vocabulary activities in Captain John Smith's The General History of Virginia

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  • RECOMPENSE
  • ENTREATY
  • MOLLIFY
  • n. reward; payment
  • n. plea; earnest petition
  • v. to soothe; to lessen anger; to calm down
  • PERIL
  • VOCABULARY
  • PILFER
  • n. great danger; life threatening circumstance
  • v. to steal
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