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Century book of the American colonies

the story of the pilgrimage of a party of young people to the sites of the earliest American colonies

by Elbridge Streeter Brooks

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Published by The Century co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • Atlantic coast -- Description and travel. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE162 .B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23340809M
    LC Control Number00005660

    Since the standard work linking seventeenth-century colonial immigrants with the kings of England has been Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between and (eight editions from to ). Compiled by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr., two of America's foremost genealogists, Ancestral Roots achieved legendary . The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically-acclaimed volume - a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize - offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic.

      This book is not a narrative about a colonial North America that anticipates the United States, but a collection of narratives about colonies in North America whose diverse peoples were willing. As a writer, Benjamin Franklin was best known for the wit and wisdom he shared with the readers of his popular almanac, Poor Richard, under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.”In , for his twenty-fifth almanac, Franklin created a clever preface that repeated a number of his maxims from earlier almanacs, framed as an event in which Father Abraham advises a crowd attending a .

      This book, however, is somewhat one-dimensional. The full story of any empire must include what it does to the home country. In France, for . E-BOOK EXCERPT "The American Colonies" provides a detailed and richly illustrated overview of the trials of Europeans in the New World. From the earliest primitive encampments on the Atlantic seacoast to the settled societies of the later colonial period, this book vividly describes the disastrous first years, the strained reliance on native peoples, the horrors of the African slave .


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