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Perhaps the most notorious Colonial American was Captain John Smith. By the time he helped found Jamestown, Captain John Smith had an impressive resume. He was an Explorer, Admiral, Soldier, Knight, and eventually became an Author. The maps he made while exploring the New World were used by the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony and the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony. His experience in the New World was cut short when he suffered severe burns due to a gunpowder accident. [Read more…]