Synopses & Reviews
THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY ?Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. This primary source series includes transcribed colonial patents and charters, with an explanation for readers in contemporary language. Maps and portraits of notable colonists are also included.Delaware: The earliest settlers in this region would be confronted by food shortages, conflicts with native tribes, and the difficulties of settling a new land with little support. Through the use of primary source materials, this book provides the compelling story of the Delaware colony and the conflicts faced by its various leaders up to and including the early moments of the American Revolutionary period.