The colonists of early America faced many hardships as they carved out a foothold in a strange new world. This volume traces the establishment of Jamestown, Plymouth, and other prominent settlements that gave shape to colonial America. Other topics include the Salem witchcraft trials, the relations between the colonists and the Native Americans, and the beginnings of plantation-style slavery.
"A collection of articles on various topics of importance that occurred in the past decade. The articles are well documented, with introductions that help capsulize the events. Students will find the chronology helpful, as well as the listing of further resources."
-- School Library Journal (March 2003)
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