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Matoaka (Pocahontas), engraving by Simon van de Passe

File:Pocahontas by Simon van de Passe Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March was a Virginia Indian

Why Is Pocahontas Such an Important Historical Figure?

Why Is Pocahontas Such an Important Historical Figure?

Legendary American Indian Powhatan princess Pocahantas (also known as Lady Rebecca & Rebecca Rolfe during her travels in England).

In 1616 Pocahontas came to England.  Did she visit Heacham in Norfolk, where her husband's family came from? My feature in Eastern Daily Press 'Weekend' section.

In 1616 Pocahontas came to England. Did she visit Heacham in Norfolk, where her husband's family came from? My feature in Eastern Daily Press 'Weekend' section.

Gather information on Virginia tobacco planter and colonial official John Rolfe, the husband of Pocahontas, on Biography.com.

Gather information on Virginia tobacco planter and colonial official John Rolfe, the husband of Pocahontas, on Biography.com.

pocahontas facial reconstruction - Google Search

pocahontas facial reconstruction - Google Search

Statua di Pocahontas a Jamestown

Pocahontas Biography for Kids – The Savior of John Smith and Wife of John Rolfe «

Do you know what's the differences between the REAL Pocahontas and the Disney's version? <<< the Disney version is lame :P

The True Story of Pocahontas—At Least, Today’s True Story

Cleopatra Powhatan , Sister of Pocahantas of the Algonquin Indians. My Great Grandmother several generations down the line.

Historic Map of Virginia - 1624

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John Rolfe (1585 - 1622) - Find A Grave Photos

Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan confederacy, married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. Their marriage helped ensure peace between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians for several years.

This Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her 2 year old son named Thomas Rolfe. THis painting is said to be carefully preserved through the centuries, although its travels and whereabouts have been been shrouded in mystery. Presently it is reported to be at  Kings Lynn Museum. Age 21.

This Sedgeford portrait of Pocahontas and her son, Thomas Rolfe, carefully preserved through the centuries, although its travels and whereabouts have been been shrouded in mystery. Presently at Kings Lynn Museum.

Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross), American slave, abolitionist, spy & the 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' & suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made 19 trips to rescue over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun & threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She once said, "I freed a thousand slaves. I could have…

February is Black History Month, and March is Women’s History Month. Many notable African American women made lasting contributions despite their disabilities.

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian[1][2] notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief[1] of a netwo

Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a netwo

Woodcut of an armed female combatant from “A New Touch on the Times” circa 1779. #americanrevolution #women

The Roles of Women in the Revolutionary War

Photograph:A statue of Pocahontas stands at Historic Jamestowne, in Jamestown, Virginia.

A statue of Pocahontas stands at Historic Jamestowne, in Jamestown, Virginia.

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