People/Characters: John Rolfe

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"O, Poisonous Weed!" [short story] by F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann
Daughter of Eve by Noel B. Gerson
A Durable Fire by Virginia Bernhard
The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic by John Demos
My Lady, Pocahontas by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
The New World [2005 film] by Terrence Malick
Pocahontas by Susan Donnell
Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat by Paula Gunn Allen
Pocahontas: Powhatan Peacemaker (North American Indians of Achievement) by Anne Holler
Pocahontas: The Evolution of an American Narrative by Robert S. Tilton
Pocahontas: The Life and the Legend by Frances Mossiker
Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America by Benjamin Woolley
The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown: The Sea Venture Castaways and the Fate of America (John MacRae Books) by Lorri Glover
They Went That-a-Way-- by Malcolm Forbes
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz

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John Rolfe (c. 1585 – 1622) was one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy.

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