Time, May 7, 2007, v169, #19; pp47-52
"Jamestown did not invent America, but in its will to survive, its quest for democracy, its exploitation of both Indians and slaves, it created the template for so many of the struggles - and achievements - that have made us who we are...The Virginia colony had John Smith, Pocahontas, slavery, famine, battles and a great Indian chief. So how come Plymouth Rock gets all the press? An in-depth look at the place where our nation began to take shape." Richard Brookhiser is an American journalist, biographer and historian and senior editor at National Review and columnist for The New York Observer.
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