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Disney Pocahontas vs. Real life

Compare and contrast the movie and real life

Katrina May

on 30 April 2013

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Disney Pocahontas
vs. Real Life Pocahontas Pocahontas met John Smith as an adult in the movie while Pocahontas was 11 and Smith was 28. John Smith John Smith was tall, clean shaven, and blonde in the movie while he was short, bearded, and had black hair in real life. John Smith was captured by a hunting party led by Powhatan's younger brother a close relative to Opechancanough. Smith got shot and the English told the Powhatans that Smith was dead. Pocahontas believed them and stopped visiting Jamestown. Only much later she learned that he was living in England when she traveled there as the wife of John Rolfe In real life the frist nations tribe didn't speak English. However, in the movie they did. Big and.... ... small Pocahontas married John Rolfe and they had a child Thomas Rolfe who was born on January 30, 1615. Then she was engaged to Kocoum in the movie while John Smith was there but she was engaged to him when John Smith went back to England in real life. Pocahontas communicated with the animals in the movie but in real life first nations didn't have any pets. Movie ------ Real life All in all there are likenesses and differences from the movie and reality because no matter what there will always be differences in all movies based on the real life and the true story. Fun Fact Pocahontas Pocahontas was not her born name. Matoaka was her born name then changed Rebecca Rolfe, a native indian from Virgina. She was captured by a group of English and during her captivity she converted to Christian and was given the name Rebecca. Pocahontas died in March 1617 at aged 21–22 Fun FActs Marriage Google Images
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