Painting of Pocahontas saving John Smith

Jamestown 2: John Smith and Pocahontas

  Listen on: iTunes Subscribe on Android Stitcher and more Four months alone … When Newport left for England, conditions in Jamestown crumbled.  They didn’t have enough food, and leadership was consumed by faction fighting.  Illness ran rampant, and soon half the colonists were dead.  Kendall was executed for mutiny after threatening to tell the Spanish about the Read more about Jamestown 2: John Smith and Pocahontas[…]

Jamestown: Paradise

Listen on: iTunes Subscribe on Android Stitcher and more   When the first settlers arrived at Jamestown, it seemed like paradise. Settlers ventured through lush forests and met native peoples. Unfortunately, they’d gotten a late start, meaning they were running low on food. In addition, it was clear that some settlers weren’t exactly who they said they Read more about Jamestown: Paradise[…]