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Opening up North America, 1497-1800

Author: Caroline Cox; Ken Albala
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 2010.
Series: Discovery & exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the history of voyages to the United States and Canada, including those of Alexander Mackenzie, John Cabot, Giovanni da Verrazano, Jacques Cartier, and David Thompson.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Cox; Ken Albala
ISBN: 9781604131963 1604131969
OCLC Number: 290489459
Description: 139 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Triumph and disappointment: 1789-1793 --
Exploration and empire: 1497-1536 --
French, Spanish, and English failures: 1521-1590 --
Europeans colonize and contest northeastern America: early seventeenth century --
Furs, French, and English exploration: 1635-1715 --
La Salle's adventures and wartime misery 1673-1715 --
Gaining knowledge and coming to blows: 1715-1783 --
Exploration at the turn of the century: 1783-1800.
Series Title: Discovery & exploration.
Responsibility: Caroline Cox and Ken Albala ; John S. Bowman and Maurice Isserman. general editors.

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Integrates in a chronological narrative the voyages taken from Florida to Newfoundland, covering the first recorded contact of John Cabot in 1497 through Alexander Mackenzie's journey across the  Read more...

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