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The Real Pocahontas Essays and Term Papers

  • The Real Pocahontas

    THE REAL Pocahontas was an Indian princess, the daughter of Powhatan, the powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia. She was born around 1595 to one of Powhatan's many wives. They named her Matoaka, though she is better known as Pocahontas, which means "Little...

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  • The Real Pocahontas

    The True Pocahontas In Walt Disney’s animated feature, Pocahontas is an Indian girl who wears a mini dress and fell in love with John Smith and thought John Smith had a dog named Percy. First of all Pocahontas probably didn’t wear clothes as a kid and never loved John Smith. And John Smith didn’t...

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  • Pocahontas; Reel vs Real

    Pocahontas; Reel vs Real The Disney version of Pocahontas and the real story have many differences such as the romance, Pocahontas’ personality, and how the story ended. Disney has romanticized the tragic story of Pocahontas into not one, but two cartoons, with a target audience of children. And with...

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  • Pocahontas

      The Disney movie Pocahontas glorifies European exploration by showing what they did  in a slightly accurate way, but in historically inaccurate way. In the beginning of the movie  where they sing about God, Gold, and Glory which was accurate about the European exploration.  In the middle didn't give a accurate death rate...

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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas Many people have seen or heard of the Disney film production Pocahontas. For those that believe the film’s accuracy to be completely and utterly valid, it is simply not the case. Disney’s Pocahontas holds some truth, but more fiction than anything else. The aim of this paper is to...

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  • Pocahontas

    	Biography of Pocahontas 	For more than two centuries since the death of the Indian princess Pocahontas, legends and stories of romance have been imbedded into our minds, but her dramatic life was more important to the creation of a segment of American history than legend. 	Around the...

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  • Pocahontas

    Who really was Pocahontas? Was she like the Indian girl in the Disney movie, who saved her reservation? Yes and no. She was an Indian of the Algonquian Indians. Her father was Powhatan, the chief. Her original name, however was in fact, Matoaka. But Pocahontas mean "playful, frolicsome little girl"...

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  • Pocahontas

    two main characters: John Smith and the daughter of the Native American Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas. Though set to be married to the tribe's leading warrior, Kocoum, and assume the duties this entails, Pocahontas is a free spirit who doesn't want to be burdened by such responsibilities. John Smith is...

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  • Pocahontas

     Pocahontas When I watch the film Pocahontas I thought that it was not as historically accurate as people made it out to be. The point of the film was to show, and to make the audience feel good inside, and the love story aspect of what happened, and not so much of the historical background...

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  • Pocahontas

    AMERICAN LITERATURE I Instructor: Dr. Le Thi Thanh Troy University – STU Campus The Pocahontas Incident John Smith Group members: Ho Truong Phuong Thao TranThi Hong Nhung Nguyen Van Huy Objectives: Understanding author's biography and his work ...

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  • Pocahontas

    the Indians and the English; this child was to be recognized in history by many different names the most famous name would be Pocahontas. The book I read was about Pocahontas by Grace Steele Woodward. This book covers many different subjects in Pocahontas's life. The book begins with a background of...

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  • Pocahontas

    Amanda Huerta April 8, 2013 Humanities Technology Have you ever asked yourself what would have been of us if we had no technology? Well technology has been exclusively beneficial in human history by providing us with electricity, gas marks, paper and trains....

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  • Pocahontas

    Biography of Pocahontas For more than two centuries since the death of the Indian princess Pocahontas, legends and stories of romance have been imbedded into our minds, but her dramatic life was more important to the creation of a segment of American history than legend. Around the year of 1595...

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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas Do you know who Matoaka is? I didn't think you did. Matoaka was the Native North American woman everyone knew as Pocahontas. Pocahontas meant "playful one". All of the English settlers who were grateful of all her good deeds called Pocahontas the Indian "princess." Pocahontas was the...

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  • Pocahontas

    local tribe in the New World, Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, dreads being possibly wed to Kocoum, a brave warrior whom she sees as too "serious" when conflicting with her spirited personality. Chief Powhatan gives Pocahontas her mother's necklace as a present. Pocahontas, along with her friends,...

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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas In the movie Pocahontas, the portrayal of the Native Americans is similar to the Eastern Woodland people that we learned about in many ways, but is also different in some ways. The portrayals are similar when it comes to the Native American diet and food source, hunting techniques, and...

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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas Pocahontas was the daughter of a Native American chief in the state of Virginia at the time when the British came to settle in the area. Her marriage to an English settler brought eight years of peace between the Indians and the British. Pocahontas's real name was Matoaka. As a child, she...

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  • pocahontas

     Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma Review This book was the bases and the most informative piece I have seen on a review of Pocahontas life in my perspective. Pocahontas life is a difficult piece of history to analysis for the fact that her life is only denoted by other persons of history writings...

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  • Pocahontas

    POCAHONTAS Many people know Pocahontas from the Disney movies. They think of her as an Indian girl who wears a mini dress and fell in love with John Smith and thought John Smith had a dog named Percy. First of all Pocahontas didn’t even wear clothes as a kid and never was in love with John Smith...

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  • Pocahontas

    Pocahontas The Indian princess, known as Pocahontas was able to establish a remarkable and considerable relationship with early English setters of Virginia. This connection helped shape the course of American history. Pocahontas brought collaboration between the Native American Indians and the English...

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