A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

A Timeline History of the Thirteen Colonies

by Mary K. Pratt

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Overview

In the spring of 1607, an English ship landed at modern-day Virginia. The ship's passengers quickly built shelters and a fort. Their settlement, Jamestown, was the first permanent English colony in North America. This event marked the beginning of an important period in US history. Over the next 150 years, thousands of Europeans—men, women, and children—journeyed to North America. They came seeking wealth, religious freedom, or a fresh start in life. The thirteen colonies they created became the foundation for a new nation. Explore the history of each of the thirteen colonies. Track the important events and turning points in the creation of the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467745734
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Series: Timeline Trackers Series: America's Beginnings
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 386,268
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist and author based in Massachusetts. She has written a number of nonfiction books for middle and high school students. When she's not writing, Mary enjoys spending time with her family and engaging in outdoor pursuits, including running, snowboarding, and skiing.

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