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Ceen; asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 8 years ago

Question on "The General History of Virginia" by John Smith [Please help]?

Do you think that Smith’s account is accurate down to the last detail? Why or why not? Be sure to include what role his intended audience played in how he retold the events. Find examples in which Smith exaggerates or displays subjectivity in recounting the events.

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  • 8 years ago
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    "The General History of Virginia" represents Smith's opinions and are not based on facts. Since Smith was new to the area he only had first-hand observations, but nothing more substantial.

  • 5 years ago

    We keep in mind The history of the Church a e-book that is excellent to read. It isn't scripture, and it isn't doctrine. The books that i am thinking of as the history of the Church were written by B. H. Roberts, and have been commissioned by means of the Church. I'm not accustomed to the historical past by way of Joseph Smith, although i've noticeable it referenced in lots of Church substances. So far as i know, it is not scripture or doctrine, but a reference booklet.

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