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Now and Then - Dr. Roger Branch Sr.
Tobacco: Uses and abuses
Dr  Roger Branch March WEB
Dr. Roger Branch Sr.
The first English settlers in the “New World” harbored hopes of finding treasures of gold and silver like those that the Spanish conquistadores had pillaged from Native Americans. Significant discoveries of such treasures were two centuries and a continent’s width away. However, the colonists in Virginia found a plant that would eclipse the conquistadores’ wealth as people fell under its sway.
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