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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Queen Njinga of Ndongo”

Primary Source Image Citation “Queen Njinga of Ndongo (1582-1663) Presented to the Portuguese Governor,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20.  Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Me

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Primary Source: King George III’s Coronation Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation “State Portrait of George III in Coronation Robes,” by Allan Ramsay, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. JYF2009.2. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.4c, US1.6c, VS.5b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This coronation portrait announces King George III’s succession to the supreme pow

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Primary Source: Diallo Portrait

Primary Source Image Citation Portrait of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, attributed to William Hoare, circa 1733, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2014.4. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VUS.3c; US1.4c; US1.5d Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies Summary and Significance This painting portrays Ayuba Suleiman Diallo. It is one of two versions of

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Woman Hoeing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Woman Hoeing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans”

Primary Source Image Citation “Portuguese Priests Baptizing Africans,” Engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning

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Primary Source: Alamandini’s “Blacksmithing”

Primary Source Image Citation “Blacksmithing,” engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a watercolor by Giovani Antonio Cavazzi da Montecuccolo in Istorica Descrittione De’ Tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola, 1687. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, JYF2002.20. Standards and Skills Virginia Standards of Learning: VS.3e, VUS.2b Meets National Standards of Learning for Social Studies

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A History of Bacon’s Rebellion in Six Sources

In September 1676, Jamestown went up in flames, literally. A man named Nathaniel Bacon, along with an army of about 150 colonists, gleefully watched it burn to “cinders and ashes.” How did the situation in Virginia get so bad that the king’s subjects set fire to the colony’s capital? The story of Bacon’s Rebellion does, ironically, start with pigs. Bacon’s Rebellion broke out in 1676 in res

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FOCUSED: What Can Images of Virginia Indians Tell Us About Cultural Resilience?

[caption id="attachment_38087" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Pamunkey school children posed in front of clapboard school building on the Pamunkey Reservation, Virginia. 1919; Frank Speck photograph collection, N12754; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.[/caption] LESSON PLAN Grade Level Upper Elementary, Middle Standards and Skills Virginia Sta

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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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