Story of the Thirteen Colonies H.A. Guerber Nothing New Press
From the first inhabitants of North America through the end of the Revolutionary War, "The Story of the Thirteen Colonies" tells the story of the discovery, exploration, and settlement of North America, the founding and growth of the original thirteen colonies, the Colonial Wars; and the Revolutionary War. You'll meet the Native Americans; the conquistadors, explorers, and missionaries; colonizers; English Separatists, Puritans, and settlers. Your kids will read about Columbus, Drake, Captain John Smith, Bradford, Cotton Mather, William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, and Benedict Arnold, to name just a few. Written in charming language, they really are interesting! Beautifully illustrated throughout with famous paintings of its historical subjects, and photographs of the places it describes. The covers, reproductions of masterpieces, are a feast for the eyes. Maps are presented throughout the text to help make the text even more clear and relevant for your students. A complete timeline of the events and persons mentioned in the text, a comprehensive Recommended Reading list keyed to the chapters, and a thorough bibliography and index rounds out the book. These are the kind of book that your students will enjoy diving into. This is a spine book for TruthQuest "Renaissance & Reformation, "American History I," and "Age of Revolution I."
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