Pocahontas

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In History
  • Birth of Pocahontas

    Birth of Pocahontas
    Pocahontas was born around the year 1595 and given the name "Amonute". She was given the nickname Pocahontas. It meaning "playful one".
  • Pocahontas Meets John Smith

    Pocahontas Meets John Smith
    Pocahontas travels to Jamestown many times. She meets Captin John Smith. Pocahontas tutors John Smith in the Powhatan language.
  • Pocahontas Saves John Smith

    Pocahontas Saves John Smith
    Most englishmen and indian tribes didnt get along. Pocahontas and her tribe kidnapped an englishman named John Smith. Since Pocahontas kidnapped him, she saved him from being hurt or killed by other tribes.
  • Pocahontas Sends Food to Jamestown

    Pocahontas Sends Food to Jamestown
    Pocahontas sent food to Jamestown. Indian messangers were to give the food to the struggling colonists.
  • Pocahontas is Kidnapped

    Pocahontas is Kidnapped
    Pocahontas was tricked and captured by englishmen. They held her for ransom. They claimed to want some of their countrymen and weapons freed.
  • Pocahontas is Baptized

    Pocahontas is Baptized
    Pocahontas gets baptized. She is baptized by Protestant minister, Alexander Whitaker. She takes the christian name Rebecca.
  • Pocahontas Confronts her Father

    Pocahontas Confronts her Father
    Pocahontas meets up with her father after being away from him for over a year. He was angry she wouldn't let him make the nescessary trade to bring her home. Pocahontas tells him she is going to stay with the englishmen.
  • Pocahontas Marries John Rolfe

    Pocahontas Marries John Rolfe
    Pocahontas married John Rolfe. Their marriage created a period of peace between the English and the Powhatan. They lived on Rolfe's farm for the next 2 years.
  • Birth of Baby Boy

    Birth of Baby Boy
    Pocahontas gave birth to Thomas Rolfe. Her first and only kid.
  • Pocahontas Sails to England

    Pocahontas Sails to England
    Pocahontas sails to England for fundrasing. She wanted to make a school for english and indian children.
  • Brought Before the King

    Brought Before the King
    Pocahontas was brought before the king in Whitehall Palace. She was there watching Ben Johnson's performance The Vision of Delight.
  • Pocahontas Dies

    Pocahontas Dies
    While on a ship, Pocahontas became very ill and began cultivating. Mattachanna ran to get Rolfe for help. When they returned, Pocahontas was dead.