Here is the story of how each of the original American colonies was formed and what social, economic, and religious factors caused the English colonists to set out for North America in a quest for freedom. The founding of Jamestown, the beginnings of slavery in North America, the Salem witch trials, and a cast that includes Pochahontas, Roger Williams, Daniuel Boone, and Oliver Cromwell are all part of this dramatic adventure in A History of US.
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People are coming to America-all kinds of people. If youre European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If youre African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon thirteen colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William Penn and the Quakers in Pennsylvania. Sit with the judges at the Salem witch trials. Hike over mountains with Daniel Boone. And let Ben Franklin give you some salty advice in his Poor Richards Almanac.About the Author:
Joy Hakim is a former newspaper writer and editor and elementary school teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Goucher College.
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