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In the beginning of the chapter they first find land. When they arrived they played in the water and were delousing there hair. But when Sam was there he was angry. Richard got Sam angry by saying he needs a good delousing. After that Sam and Richard got in a fight.
In the middle of the chapter Captain John Smith proved that he was more useful by speaking the language of the native.
He also proved that he was useful by identifying different kind of trees. In this part of the chapter Sam thinks that Indians are attacking but then notice that there not. In one part Sam hears the screaming of the Mantachie tree. Another way captain John Smith was helpful was that he got everybody how was at the tree away from the Mantachie tree.
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