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The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America By Reginald W. Jeffery
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Object of Reginald W. Jeffery in this small book to put into a handy form a short narrative of the History of the Thirteen Colonies. In the limited space at Author command he have endeavoured to give... More > as often as possible the actual words of contemporaries, hoping that the reader may thereby be tempted to search further for himself amongst the mass of documentary evidence which still needs so much careful study. He cannot send this book into the world without acknowledging his indebtedness to both the Beit Professor of Colonial History, Mr H. E. Egerton, and the Beit Lecturer on Colonial History, Mr W. L. Grant, whose kind suggestions have proved most valuable. At the same time he must thank Mr E. L. S. Horsburgh, for by his action the writing of this little work was made possible.< Less
THIRTEEN COLONIES The Real History of America By Robert Joseph Napoli
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This is a history book, which details the founding of America. It covers in detail how America was colonized and the expansion of the original colonies in the New World. It is not a work with a... More > political agenda, rather a compilation of the real facts which shaped the continent and the real history of how North America evolved prior to the American Revolution.< Less
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish Colonial History) By Bartolomé de las Casas
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Bartolomé's eye-opening account of Spanish colonialism in the early to mid-16th century has for centuries been a pivotal source on the topic. Following the discovery of the Americas by... More > Christopher Columbus in 1497, a great interest in the new and virgin lands was sparked in Europe. Spain, eager to capitalise on the great resources and wealth present, sent successive fleets of vessels to the Caribbean to set up colonial outposts as footholds in the new continent. Despite being small in number, the Spanish colonists had superior arms and were able to forcibly subdue the native populations. Murder, rape and other atrocities were commonplace in the process, with many natives afterwards becoming enslaved. While wealth was amassed, the moral depravity involved would appal the socially conscious at home. For his part, Las Casas would assume place as a dogged defender of West Indian peoples, putting pressure on the Spanish court to enact laws protecting native welfare.< Less
Survivors: Family Histories of Surviving War, Colonialism, and Genocide By Al Carroll
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This is a collection of Northern Virginia Community College students accounts of their family members surviving war, colonialism, and genocide. Included are American Indian, Afghan, Bengali,... More > Cambodian, Greek, Indian, Iranian, Namibian, Nigerian, Pakistani, Palestinian, Puerto Rican, Polish, Salvadoran, South African, and Vietnamese accounts.< Less
Choose Your Own History #1: Colonial Cannonade By Stuart Matranga
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In the beloved tradition of the CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE series, CHOOSE YOUR OWN HISTORY allows young students to decide on how the story goes. In this first volume, readers can experience the first... More > contact between Europeans and Native Americans--and Africans--first hand. All in the second person so that YOU are a Conquistador. You are an Aztec. You are a Puritan. You are accused of witchcraft. You are a slave. You are a Native trying to save your homeland. There are dozens of choices the reader has to make. This is a fun ride through history--all the facts, none of the yawns.< Less
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The concept of an African education system managed and control by non-Africans is ridiculous and has resulted in a dependency culture which has literally crippled or paralysed the minds of African... More > people on a global scale. At the present moment Africans globally depand on their former brutalisers or colonisers for everything down to tooth picks, socks or under wear or menstrual pads. The sad thing is that countless Africans both young and old died fighting to liberate their countries, they did not fight for independence, in the sense that fighting for Independence is basically fighting for social justice and the right to work for the colonisers and uphold their enterprise (system). In contrast when you fight for liberation you are fighting for the right to speak i.e. your won language, to speak truth, to read and write your won literature,to speak about self-reliance, culture, tradition, God, and the God given right and requirement to eat and produce traditional crops.< Less
Stories of Colonial Children By Mara L. Pratt
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A great little history book of 223 pages for everyone with an interest in the lives of the colonial children of our American history. Some names associated with this book are Alden, Chilton, White,... More > Hopkins, Standish, Yeardley, Dustin, Cary, etc. Was originally a school text for young readers from the Young American Series, Revised edition 1908, published by the Educational Publishing Co. Young and old alike will love this interesting read!!!< Less
Colonial Life in New Hampshire By James H. Bassett
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An interesting look at colonial life and history of New Hampshire. From first settlement to the Revolutionary War and beyond. Great for the student and historian...
The Founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony By Sarah Saunders Smith
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"The Founders of the Massachusetts Bay Colony," by Sarah Saunders Smith, 1897. A careful research of the earliest records of many of the foremost settlers of the New England Colony:... More > compiled from the earliest church and state records, and valuable private papers retained by descendants for many generations. Genealogies are given for the following names: Saunders (Sanders), Pickman, Elkins, Thorndike, Proctor, Willard, Peele, Shillaber, Daniels, Bradbury, Perkins, True, Smith, Gill, Clifford, Currier, and Stevens. 372 pages< Less
Plymouth Colony to Plymouth County By Cynthia Hagar Krusell
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This book investigates life in Plymouth Colony in the 1680-1690 decade that witnessed the formation of the county system in Plymouth Colony in 1685.The decade represented the beginning of the demise... More > of Plymouth Colony and the absorption of the Colony into the larger and more prominent Massachusetts Bay Colony. This study focuses on family life, the land, and the church in the original Plymouth County towns of Plymouth, Duxbury, Marshfield, Scituate, Bridgewater and Middleborough. The book is based on extensive use of land, court, and probate records< Less

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