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America : adventures in eyewitness history

Author: Rhoda Hoff
Publisher: New York, H.Z. Walck, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America as seen through the eyes of people who came to the New World and wrote about it. Grades 7-9.
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Hoff, Rhoda.
America.
New York, H.Z. Walck, 1962
(OCoLC)768161121
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoda Hoff
OCLC Number: 1300893
Target Audience: Grades 7-9.
Description: 167 pages 25 cm
Contents: The First Landing at Plymouth / by Governor William Bradford --
A Treaty of Peace with the Indians / from the Journal of Governors William Bradford and Edward Winslow --
The Indian Wars in New England / by William Hubbard A.M. --
The Discovery of the Mississippi / by Father Jacques Marquette --
A Journey with the Indians through the Illinois Prairies / by Father Gabriel Marest --
The Establishment of the Colony of Georgia / by an Anonymous Eyewitness --
Braddocks Defeat / by Captain Robert Cholmleys Batman --
New York City and Kings College / by Andrew Burnaby --
from A Snow Storm in the Country / by St. John de Crevecoeur --
from How I was Adopted by the Chippewa / by John Long --
First Impressions of America / by the Marquis de Lafayette --
The Surrender of Burgoyne / by Madame de Riedesel --
General George Washington / by the Marquis de Barbe Marbois --
from A Letter from New York / by a Hessian Officer --
from A Report Drawn up in Prison / by Major John Andre --
Surrender at Yorktown / by Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis --
The Surrender at Yorktown / by Baron Ludwig von Closen --
A Visit to America / by Joseph Hadfield --
A Meeting with Daniel Boone / by Francis Baily --
An Encounter with General Washington / by John Bernard --
Thomas Jefferson / by Sir Augustus John Foster --
A Letter from an Emigrant Son / by John Watson --
Rochester a Town in the Making / by Captain Basil Hall --
A Slave Village / by Captain Basil Hall --
Life in Cincinnati / by Frances Trollope --
The Pioneer / by Alexis de Tocqueville --
Travel in South Carolina / by Harriet Martineau --
The Land Boom Chicago / by Harriet Martineau --
By Canal Boat to Pittsburg / by Charles Dickens --
from A Second Visit to the United States / by Sir Charles Lyell --
American Life / by Louis Agassiz --
A Frontier Trading Post / by Rudolph Friederich Kurz --
People / by Fredrika Bremer --
A Slave Auction / by Fredrika Bremer --
A Mining Town in the Gold Rush / by J.D. Bothwick --
A Meeting with Lincoln / by Carl Schurz --
The Federal Soldier / by Anthony Trollope --
Glimpses of Slavery / by Edward Dicey --
A Meeting with Robert E. Lee / by Lt. Col. James Fremantle --
Blockade Runners / by Fitzgerald Ross --
The End of the War / by Regis de Trobriand --
The South after the War / by F. Barham Zincke --
The Free Lunch / by Jacques Offenbach --
Summer on the Prairie / by Henryk Sienkiewicz --
The Emigrant Train / by Robert Louis Stevenson --
The American Newspaper / by Matthew Arnold --
A Visit to Walt Whitman / by Edmund Gosse --
Ranch Life and the Coming of Prosperity / by Horace Annesley Vachell --
The Bird / by Jacob Riis --
San Francisco Impressions / by Rudyard Kipling --
An Interview with Mark Twain / by Rudyard Kipling --
from The Promised Land / by Mary Antin.
Responsibility: Rhoda Hoff.

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America as seen through the eyes of people who came to the New World and wrote about it. Grades 7-9.

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