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Events that changed America through the seventeenth century

Author: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
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Ten essays offer academic interpretations of the significance of ten events shaping early US history. Appends a glossary and a timeline from the First peoples' migration to the New World to the 1692 Salem witch trials. Illustrations include a replica of Columbus' /Santa Maria/, a period sketch of the 1565 founding of St. Augustine, and the arrival of the first African slaves in 1619. Suitable for high school and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Events that changed America through the seventeenth century.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)605024244
Online version:
Events that changed America through the seventeenth century.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606419712
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
ISBN: 0313290830 9780313290831
OCLC Number: 43370295
Description: xi, 193 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: First encounters, c. 40,000 B.C.E.-1492 C.E. / Andrew Frank --
The expedition of Coronado, 1540-1542 / Thomas Clarkin --
The founding of St. Augustine, 1565 / Blake Beattie --
Early English colonization efforts, c. 1584-1630 / Rick Kennedy --
Early European-Native American encounters, 1607-1637 / Kathleen Perdisatt and Rick Kennedy --
The introduction of slavery into North America, 1619 / Julia A. Woods --
The surrender of New Amsterdam, 1664 / Thomas A. Mackey --
King Philip's War, 1675-1676 / Steven E. Siry --
The Glorious Revolution in America, 1688-1689 / P.D. Swiney --
The Salem witch trials, 1692 / Frederick M. Stowell.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
Other Titles: Events that changed America through the 17th century
Responsibility: edited by John E. Findling & Frank W. Thackeray.

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Ten essays offer academic interpretations of the significance of ten events shaping early US history. Appends a glossary and a timeline from the First peoples' migration to the New World to the 1692 Salem witch trials. Illustrations include a replica of Columbus' /Santa Maria/, a period sketch of the 1565 founding of St. Augustine, and the arrival of the first African slaves in 1619. Suitable for high school and undergraduate levels. The editors teach history at Indiana U. Southeast.

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