A Historical Atlas of Colonial America

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2004 - History - 64 pages
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The colonial period after the arrival of the Europeans to the Americas up until the American Revolution was one of hardship, exploration, and enormous progress. This fascinating title looks at this important time as it examines the Jamestown Settlement, the plight of the failed Roanoke Colony, the Salem Witch Trials, and the exploits of the country's earliest explorers and cartographers. Using skillfully drawn maps and easy-to-read text, this book clarifies the transformation that took place during this pivotal period and helps students to appreciate the historic implications of these fundamental changes.

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Chapter Two Spanish Conquest
Chapter Four The Thirteen Colonies
Chapter Six England Against France

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Joan Axelrod-Contrada is the author of more than 15 books for children. Joan particularly likes to write books about the weird and wacky. As a child, Joan hated dolls but loved animals. She carried around a mud turtle in her doll carriage. These days, she lives in western Massachusetts with her husband, Fred, also a writer. They have a son and daughter, as well as a mixed-breed dog named Bandit. Joan is also a playwright and the founder of Appetite for Mystery, a dinner theater company that specializes in murder mysteries.

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