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100 Leaders Who Shaped Colonial North Americaby Samuel Willard Crompton
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In 100 Leaders Who Shaped Colonial North America, readers will be fascinated to learn about a variety of people who have played a major role in the development and colonization of North America. Influences upon colonial life and life as we know it today derive from the early English, French, Spanish, Dutch and other leaders who set down the original foundations.<P>A wide range of leaders are featured, including English leaders such as Miles Standish, Roger Williams, William Penn, Margaret Brent, Anne Hutchinson and James Oglethorpe; French leaders such as Jacques Cartier, Charles La Tour, Samuel de Champlain and Louis Hennepin; Spanish leaders such as Coronado and Juan de Onate; Dutch leaders such as Peter Minuit and Henry Hudson; Native American leaders such as Powhatan and King Philip; and others from around the world.<P>As with most other titles in Bluewood's popular 100 Series, 100 Leaders Who Shaped Colonial North America is organized chronologically. Each entry includes an illustration or photograph and a locator map, accompanied by concise, clearly written text — teeming with facts and nuggets of information. The book also has a complete index and trivia quiz. 100 Leaders Who Shaped Colonial North America is perfect for both the browser who wants to read material in quick bites and for those who want to read straight through.
Table of Contents
John Cabot — Ponce de Leon — Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca — Jacques Cartier — Hernando de Soto — Estevanico — Francisco Vasquez de Coronado — Pedro Menendez de Aviles — Jean Ribaut — Juan de Onate — Powhatan — Opechancanough — John White — Samuel de Champlain — William Brewster — John Smith — Squanto — Peter Minuit — Miles Standish — John Rolfe — Thomas Hooker — John Winthrop — William Claiborne — John Endicott — William Bradford — Anne Marbury Hutchinson — Johan Printz — Jean de Brebeuf — Charles de la Tour — Pocahontas — Edward Winslow — Lion Gardiner — Massasoit — Margaret Brent — Roger Williams — Simon Bradstreet & Anne Bradstreet — John Eliot — William Berkeley — Leonard Calvert — Isaac Jogues — Mary Dyer — Peter Stuyvesant — Paul Maisonneuve — Rebecca Nurse — Louis de Buade — Mary Rowlandson — Edmund Andros — Jacques Marquette & Louis Jolliet — Increase Mather — Metacomet — Benjamin Church — Jacob Leisler — Robert La Salle — William Penn — Henry Woodward — Nathaniel Bacon — Joseph Dudley — Pope — William Phips — Samuel Sewall — Francis Nicholson — Hannah Duston — Peter Schuyler — Pierre Le Moyne D'iberville --Robert Carter — Cotton Mather — John Williams — William Byrd — James Logan — Zabadiel Boylston — Blackbeard — Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville — Pierre Verendrye — William Shirley — James Oglethorpe — William Pepperrell — Johann Conrad Weiser — John Peter Zenger — Mary Musgrove — Francisco Menendez — Jonathan Edwards — Christopher Gist — Thomas Hutchinson — Louis-Joseph Montcalm — Junipero Serra — William Johnson — George Whitefield — John Winthrop — Thomas Walker — Jeffrey Amherst — Chief Pontiac — Chief Cornstalk — Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney — Samuel Adams — Crispus Attucks — Gaspar de Portola — James Wolfe — Robert Rogers — Paul Revere — Bernardo de Galvez.
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