Which Colony Were John Rolfe and John Smith Associated With?

Which Colony Were John Rolfe and John Smith Associated With?

Which Colony Were John Rolfe and John Smith Associated With?

John Rolfe and John Smith are both associated with the Jamestown colony. John Rolfe arrived in Jamestown in 1610, and John Smith came to the colony in 1607.

John Rolfe contributed to Jamestown by growing a sweeter version of tobacco, which helped the colony become a profitable venture. He also married Pocahontas, who was a Native American. This marriage helped to bring peace between the Native Americans and the colony. John Smith was part of the first group to set sail for the Chesapeake Bay to start the Jamestown colony. He was also part of the council that governed the new colony.