Miles Standish

Miles Standish

by Daniel K. Davis
     
 

As the only person aboard the Mayflower with military experience, Captain Miles Standish led a small militia that would defend the new colonial settlement in Plymouth. Protecting the colony was a task he performed with amazing success throughout his long career in the New World, though not without controversy. In his confrontations with Native Americans as well as

Overview

As the only person aboard the Mayflower with military experience, Captain Miles Standish led a small militia that would defend the new colonial settlement in Plymouth. Protecting the colony was a task he performed with amazing success throughout his long career in the New World, though not without controversy. In his confrontations with Native Americans as well as with other colonists, Standish earned a reputation for his military leadership as well as his hot temper. Nearly 400 years after his many adventures, Miles Standish remains a colorful character in the dramatic saga of the Plymouth Plantation. In this new biography, readers will learn about Standish's upbringing and his life in the New World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604137392
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2010
Series:
Leaders of the Colonial Era Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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