Old Times in the Colonies (Illustrated Edition)

Old Times in the Colonies (Illustrated Edition)

by Charles Carleton Coffin

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Overview

"Old Times in the Colonies" is an outline of some of the principal events that transpired during the colonial period of our country, and portrays the hardships and sufferings of those who laid the foundations of a new empire. It will show how the Old World laws, habits, and customs were gradually changed; how the grand ideas of Freedom and the Rights of Man took root and flourished. It covers the period from the discovery and settlement of America to the Revolutionary War. Contents: Discovery of San Salvador Forces of Civilization First Settlements The Wise Fool of England and His Times The Beginning of Two Civilizations How Beaver-skins and Tobacco Helped on Civilization The Pilgrims First Years at Plymouth Settlement of New Hampshire, New York, and Canada The Puritan Beginning The Puritans Take Possession of New England Island and New Hampshire Affairs at Manhattan The Struggle for Liberty in England, and How It Affected America The Quakers The End of Dutch Rule in America The Times of Charles II King Philip's War Louis Frontenac in Canada Governor Berkeley and the Virginians How the King Took Away the Charters of the Colonies King William's War New Jersey and Maryland Settlement of Pennsylvania Witches The Legacy of Blood Maine and New Hampshire The Carolinas Georgia The Negro Tragedy The Beginning of a Great Struggle Defeat or General Braddock The Emperor or Austria's Will Incompetent and Cowardly Generals Two Civilizations The Destiny of an Empire

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788027334506
Publisher: e-artnow
Publication date: 10/15/2019
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

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