Massachusetts: 1620-1776

Massachusetts: 1620-1776

by Michael Burgan
     
 
The landing of the Mayflower at Plymouth in 1620. The intolerance of the Puritans and the infamous Salem witch trials. The French and Indian wars. The Boston Tea Party and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Students become eyewitnesses to these and many other fascinating historic events as they become aquatinted with colonial Massachusetts.

Overview

The landing of the Mayflower at Plymouth in 1620. The intolerance of the Puritans and the infamous Salem witch trials. The French and Indian wars. The Boston Tea Party and the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Students become eyewitnesses to these and many other fascinating historic events as they become aquatinted with colonial Massachusetts.

Editorial Reviews

This impressively designed young adult history pictorial from the graphic masters of National Geographic is just the thing for any budding New England history buff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792263838
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
11/08/2005
Series:
National Geographic Voices from ColonialAmerica Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Burgan has been writing about colonial and Revolutionary-era America, immigration, religion, famous Americans, sports, and many other subjects for children and young adults for more than 10 years. His work has been published in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated for Kids, and by National Geographic. A former writer for Weekly Reader Corporation, Burgan has developed online resources and produced educational materials to be used by teachers in the classroom. He is also a playwright and currently lives in Chicago.

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