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The Last Colonials By Don Corbly
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The Last Colonials describes life in the 1700s in the northern colonies of America, what our ancestors ate, the clothes they wore, and how they eked out a living in Pittsylvania Country, the... More > “uncivilized” land west of the Allegheny Mountains that separated the eastern parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia from their far western lands. It compares the wealthier eastern colonists' way of life with the poorer settlers who lived in the "far lands.” Read how the early settlers coped with the Indians who killed entire families in the scattered settlements. Learn how the settlers made clothes from plants and animals, how they preserved food, what their children went through at school, and how the strict Puritans maintained law and order. The colonial era ended when the colonists won their War of Independence from England and became citizens of the new United States. This book is purchased at the lowest cost through Lulu.com.< Less
The Quaker Colonies By Sydeny G. Fisher
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Overview of the settlement and governance of the colonies of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, including politics of the Penn Family. Much on ethnic groups who settled these colonies and their... More > relgious faiths as well. Fully indexed. Hardcover.< Less
Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking By Anonymous
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IN 1683 the Plain Sects began to arrive in William Penn’s Colony seeking a land of peace and plenty. They were a mixed people; Moravians from Bohemia and Moravia, Mennonites from Switzerland... More > and Holland, the Amish, the Dunkards, the Schwenkfelds, and the French Huguenots. After the lean years of clearing the land and developing their farms they established the peace and plenty they sought. These German-speaking people were originally called the Pennsylvania Deutsch but time and custom have caused them to be known to us as the Pennsylvania Dutch.< Less
Pastors & Patriots: The Muhlenberg Family of Pennsylvania By Lisa Minardi
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This landmark publication explores the history and material world of the Muhlenberg family, one of the most influential German-American families of all time. Beginning with the immigration of Henry... More > Melchior Muhlenberg to Pennsylvania in 1742, the Muhlenbergs figure prominently in American history. A native of Germany, Henry Muhlenberg served as a Lutheran minister in Pennsylvania from 1742 until his death in 1787, earning him the title patriarch of the Lutheran Church in America. He married Anna Maria Weiser, daughter of Conrad Weiser, and they had eleven children. Three of their sons went on to achieve significant renown: Peter as a Revolutionary War general; Frederick as first Speaker of the United States House; and Henry Jr. as a renowned botanist. This publication brings together for the first time many rare and unique artifacts to help contextualize the Muhlenbergs and bring their legacy to life.< Less
Pennsylvania Land Wars with Connecticut and Virginia By Don Corbly
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This is a book about the land wars Pennsylvania found itself embroiled in during the latter half of the 18th Century. The wars stemmed from the ambiguous Charters that established the the Colonies of... More > Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Virginia. Charles II created the conflict between Pennsylvania and Connecticut by the overlapping of the boundaries of the land he granted to each colony. Similarly, the land granted to Pennsylvania was contested by Virginia. But Virginia could have contested nearly any Colony's land grant. Virginia's grant from James I included most of present-day United States, northern Mexico, and most of western Canada. These armed conflicts were settled only by the first Congress established by the newly formed United States Constitution in 1787, when it ruled in Pennsylvania's favor.This book is purchased at the lowest cost through Lulu.com.< Less
The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware By Sydney G. Fisher
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The Quaker Colonies discusses the founding and settlement of the Mid-Atlantic Coast, specifically Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. This now-classic book chronicles the birth of Pennsylvania... More > and early life in Philadelphia, the troubles that William Penn encountered in the New World, the French and Indian War, the decline of the Quaker Government, the planters and traders of New Jersey, Scotch Covenanters, and more.< Less
The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware By Sydney George Fisher
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Allen Johnson (1870–1931) was an American historian,... More > teacher, biographer, and editor, most notably of the Dictionary of American Biography.Johnson was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, where his father, Moses Allen Johnson (whose ancestor came to Massachusetts in 1630) worked for the Lowell Felting Mills. His mother's name was Elmira Shattuck. Johnson was the valedictorian of his high school in 1888, and then attended Amherst College, graduating in 1892.After graduation, he taught history and english in the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey (1892-1894), and then held a graduate fellowship at Amherst, reading philosophy and history. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Johnson_(historian)< Less
The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware By Sydeny G. Fisher
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Overview of the settlement and governance of the colonies of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, including politics of the Penn Family. Much on ethnic groups who settled these colonies and their... More > relgious faiths as well. Fully indexed.< Less
The Quaker Colonies: A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware By Sydeny G. Fisher
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Pennsylvania's Traitors and Criminals During the Revolutionary War By Don Corbly
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In 1775 the American colonies revolted against British rule. The pre-founding fathers were faced with innumerable problems. Not only did they administer the war through General Washington, they also... More > governed the thirteen colonies which considered themselves autonomous states. This book contains copies of the original minutes of the governing body; the reader can follow the daily problems that beset them. Over 2,200 colonists' names are included in the index. Their locations at various times can be discovered mainly in the records of auctions of forfeited estates. This is an invaluable source for genealogy minded readers. This book is purchased at the lowest cost through Lulu.com.< Less