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The European struggle to settle North America : colonizing attempts by England, France and Spain, 1521-1608

Author: Margaret F Pickett; Dwayne W Pickett
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This history of early European colonial efforts in North America examines why three colonies--St. Augustine, Jamestown and Québec--succeeded where many failed. Chapters cover Columbus' exploration and the Treaty of Tordesillas; other Spanish explorers and settlements in the New World; French attempts at settlement; early English settlements; failed settlements; and studies of the three colonies that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Pickett, Margaret F.
European struggle to settle North America.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011
(DLC) 2010049922
(OCoLC)635492230
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret F Pickett; Dwayne W Pickett
ISBN: 9780786462216 0786462213 1282985884 9781282985889
OCLC Number: 704302537
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 253 pages)
Responsibility: Margaret F. Pickett and Dwayne W. Pickett.

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"This history of early European colonial efforts in North America examines why three colonies--St. Augustine, Jamestown and Québec--succeeded where many failed. Chapters cover Columbus' exploration and the Treaty of Tordesillas; other Spanish explorers and settlements in the New World; French attempts at settlement; early English settlements; failed settlements; and studies of the three colonies that survived"--Provided by publisher.

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