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Making thirteen colonies

Author: Joy Hakim
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 3rd ed., revView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of the United States from the colonization of the New World through the middle of the eighteenth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hakim
ISBN: 9780195327168 0195327160 9780195188950 0195188950 0195160568 9780195160567 0195310357 9780195310351
OCLC Number: 148711232
Awards: Winner of Winner of the James Michener Prize in Writing..
Description: 185 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Our mixed up civilization --
Sign in the sky --
Across the ocean --
First Virginians --
English settlers come to stay --
John Smith --
Starving time --
Lord, hurricane, wedding --
Share in America --
Jamestown makes it --
1619 --
A big year --
Indians vs. colonists --
Massacre in Virginia, poverty in England --
Feature: America, land of the free --
Mayflower: Saints and strangers --
Pilgrims, Indians and Puritans --
Feature: Giving thanks --
Puritans, Puritans, and more Puritans --
Feature: What's in a word --
Towns and schools and sermons --
Roger Williams --
Woman, hold your tongue --
Statues on the common --
Of witches and dinosaurs --
Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine --
Feature: Land greed --
King Phillip's war --
Pueblos win --
least for now --
What's a colony? --
Silvernails and big tub --
West to Jersey --
Cromwell and Charles --
William the Wise --
Ben Franklin --
Maryland's form of toleration --
Carry me back to Ole Virginny --
Good life --
Virginia's capital --
Pretend some more --
South Carolina: riches, rice, slaves --
North Carolina: Dissenters and pirates --
Royal colonies and a no-blood revolution --
Nasty triangle --
Feature: Africa, the unknown continent --
Four and nine make thirteen --
Over the mountains --
Westward Ho --
End and the beginning --
After words: a cartographer makes maps, not wagons.
Responsibility: Joy Hakim.

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All kinds of people are coming to America. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them?  Read more...

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One of the best nonfiction series of the decade. Impossible to put down. * School Library Journal * Books of real substance that speak directly to kids. * Jean Fritz, author of Shhh, We're Writing Read more...

 
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