This clip, voiced over by John Smith, explains some of the ideals and motivations that drew settlers to the New World.
English colonists, including John Smith and John Rolfe, arrive on new land via the Chesapeake Bay and are greeted by curious onlookers who are native to the land. This land will eventually become the Colony of Virginia. This scene foreshadows the end of the ancient civilization, the Powhatan.
While exploring Virginia, John Smith is captured by the Powhatan tribe and taken to their settlement.
When John Smith is about to be killed by the Powhatan tribe, Pocahontas intervenes and saves him.
This clip illustrates some of the problems occuring at the Jamestown colony, such as food shortages, poor disclipine, and bad relations with the Algonquin.