john smith

jamestown leader

upbringing

He was born and raised in England and was the first person to map the Chesapeake Bay are and New England. He was an English explorer, author, and soldier. He was considered to have played an important part in the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America.led an exploration along the rivers of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay.Smith's books and maps are considered extremely important in encouraging and supporting English colonization of the New England.