Exploring the Virginia Colony

Exploring the Virginia Colony

by Christin Ditchfield

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Exploring the Virginia Colony by Christin Ditchfield

Step back in time and visit America's 13 Colonies. Explore the people, places, and history of each colony from New Hampshire to Georgia. Find out what made each colony unique and the common bonds that tied them all together. Virginia was home to the first permanent English settlement in America. The first settlers faced a lack of food and conflicts with Native Americans, but eventually more colonists flocked to Virginia for farming opportunities. Find out what role Virginia played during the Revolutionary War and what daily life was like in Colonial times and the early days of statehood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515722427
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Exploring the 13 Colonies
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 949,777
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.44(h) x (d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

The 13 Colonies 4

Virginia's Native People 10

A New Colony 16

Challenges and Changes in Virginia 22

Slave Labor 26

Life in Colonial Virginia 30

The Road to Revolution and Statehood 36

Timeline 42

Glossary 44

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 45

Read More 45

Internet Sites 45

Source Notes 46

Select Bibliography 47

Index 48

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