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The Jamestown Experiment: The Remarkable Story of the Enterprising Colony and the Unexpected Results That Shaped America

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Describes the history of the Jamestown colony in Virginia in the early seventeenth century, including the colonists' relationship with the local Native Americans, the struggle to thrive in a new land, and its legacy.

Table of Contents

Gentlemen adventurers and the call to empire — John Smith and the idea of Virginia — Voyaging to Virginia — Settling Virginia — Death in Jamestown — Golden dreams — The rise of John Smith — For God, glory, and gold — A fateful day for the Sea Venture — The sinking of the Sea Venture — The fall of John Smith — The isle of devils — The starving time — Martial law — War — An enterprising colony — A royal colony.

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ISBN:
9781402245664
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Author:
Williams, Tony
Subject:
US History-Colonial America
Subject:
History : United States - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
History : United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
History : General
Publication Date:
February 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
320

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