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Colonial America 1543-1763 (Discovering U.S. History)


"Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings to life the people and events that have shaped the nation through a clear and entertaining narrative, interesting boxed insets, and lively full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Students will find these books valuable for reports, prime supplements to textbooks, or simply interesting reading.



Introduction: The Pilgrims Set Sail 7
Map: Colonial America 10
1 Rivals for North America 13
2 England Tries Its Hand 27
3 Jamestown 36
4 Religious Freedom and the Pilgrims 47
5 Establishing the Thirteen Colonies 64
6 The Colonies Mature 83
7 The Fight for the Ohio Country 104
Chronology and Timeline 120
Glossary 124
Bibliography 127
Further Resources 130
Picture Credits 132
Index 133
About the Author and Consultant 136

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