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1600-1754: Colonial Americans

1600-1754: Chapter Four: Colonial Americans

by JESSICA KROSS

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 108

OVERVIEW 117

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Africans 120

From the Journal of a Slave Trader 122

The Carolinas 123

The Lost Colony of Roanoke 124

La Florida 126

Unique Community 128

French Illinois and Louisiana 129

Georgia 131

Germans 133

Huguenots 134

Jews 135

Maryland 136

New England 137

Life Expectancy in the 1600s 138

A New England Town Covenant 140

New Netherland and New York 142

Pennsylvania 144

Promotional Literature 144

Plymouth 147

The First Thanks giving 148

Scots and Scotch-Irish 149

Spanish in the Southwest 151

Virginia 152

Parental Death 153

HEADLINE MAKERS

Robert Cole 156

Father Eusebio Kino 157

Francisco Menéndez 158

William Penn 158

Capt. John Smith 159

Maria van Cortlandt van Rensselaer 161

John Winthrop 162

PUBLICATIONS 163

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