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A Day in the Life

  Learn about the daily lives of Powhatan women in the 17th century through this interactive quiz.

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Summer History Camps

2022 Programs Full History camps return safely this Summer 2022 at Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, with enhanced protective measures and interactive learning opportunities for children age 4 to those who have just completed 1st-3rd grades and 4th-5th grades, offering two- and three-day on-site educational programs designed to inspire engagement with early Am

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “The manner of making their boates”

Primary Source Image Citation “The manner of making their boates,” engraving by Theodor de Bry. From A Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS83.01.03. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This image d

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Primary Source: de Bry’s “Their manner of fishynge in Virginia”

Primary Source Image Citation “Their manner of fishynge in Virginia,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.03 A. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for So

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “Their sitting at meate”

Primary Source Image Citation “Their sitting at meate,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.05. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “The browyllinge of their fishe over the flame”

Primary Source Image Citation “The browyllinge of their fishe over the flame,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.01.09. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning

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Primary Source: De Bry’s “A weroan or great Lorde of Virginia”

Primary Source Image Citation “A weroan or great Lorde of Virginia,” engraving by Theodor de Bry after a watercolor of John White, 1577-1590. From A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia, 1590. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JS84.11.02. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.2d, VS.2e, VS.2f, US1.3c, US1.5a Meets National Standards of Learning for Socia

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Angelo

[jwplatform dlEPTyHg] Angelo Video Script From 1618 to 1620 the Portuguese fought the people of Ndongo in western Africa. Thousands of Africans were abducted and killed by African warlords and mercenaries employed by the Portuguese in Angola. Many were marched from their villages to the port of Luanda. Some escaped. Some died. They were often kept in terrible conditions for m

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Tomocomo

[jwplatform ntuwISXH][jwplatform ntuwISXH]     Tomocomo  video Script [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="175"] Wahunsonacock, Chief Powhatan photo 1607. A Nation Takes Root[/caption] Uttamatomakkin, also known as Tomocomo, was a priest-counselor to Chief Powhatan. Matachanna, his wife, was Pocahontas’ half-sister. Tomocomo’s homeland was Tsenacommacah

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Ann Burras

[jwplatform rn2IGkx4] Ann Burras video Script The first English women arrived in Virginia when Captain Christopher Newport brought two to Jamestown on his second supply ship in October of 1608. Ann Burras — an unmarried young woman in her teens — accompanied Mistress Forest as her maid. Mistress Forest had come with her husband (probably Thomas — listed among the s

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