Colonial Period of American History

Colonial Period of American History

by Charles McLean Andrews
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931313346
Publisher:
Simon Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
I.The Age of Discovery1
II.England's Commercial Activities27
III.Factors Influencing Colonization53
IV.Preliminaries of Settlement: Sagadahoc78
V.The Settlement of Virginia98
VI.Virginia's Relations with Indians, Spaniards, and French141
VII.The Tobacco Contract150
VIII.The Downfall of the Virginia Company165
IX.The First Legislative Assembly and After180
X.Virginia in 1641206
XI.Early Years in Bermuda, 1612-1652214
XII.The Fall of the Bermuda Company236
XIII.The Coming of the Pilgrims249
XIV.The New Plymouth Colony279
XV.The Lure of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia300
XVI.Gorges and His Projects for New England320
XVII.The Formation of the Massachusetts Bay Company344
XVIII.The Great Puritan Migration375
XIX.Gorges and the Puritans400
XX.From Charter to Commonwealth in Massachusetts430
XXI.Religious and Political Difficulties in the Bay Colony462
XXII.Aspects of Early Massachusetts Life496
Index521

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