The Establishment of the Thirteen Colonies

The Establishment of the Thirteen Colonies

by Don Nardo

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The Establishment of the Thirteen Colonies by Don Nardo

The Lucent Library of Historical Eras offers young readers insight into important periods on world history. Individual books in every multivolume set present readers with a historical perspective and comprehensive picture o the cultural, political, and social events that characterize a given era. Fully documented primary and secondary source accounts enliven the text. Bibliographies, maps and photographs, sidebars, and indexes make these useful tools for student research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420502671
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Series: Lucent Library of Historical Eras: The American Colonies
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Creating New and Exceptional Societies 6

Chapter 1 The Native Americans Before Colonization 10

Chapter 2 The First Europeans to See North America 21

Chapter 3 The Colonizers and Their Motives 31

Chapter 4 Establishment of Roanoke and Jamestown 41

Chapter 5 Founding Plymouth and Massachusetts Bay 51

Chapter 6 The Mid-Atlantic and Southern Colonies 61

Chapter 7 Changing Relations with the Indians 72

Notes 82

Time Line 86

For More Information 88

Index 90

Picture Credits 95

About the Author 96

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