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Colonial Search for a Southern Eden
Colonial Search for a Southern Eden
by Louis B. Wright
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Colonial Search for a Southern Eden details how European imperialists began to dream of other kinds of wealth besides gold in the New World.... (read more)

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Friends of the Constitution: Writings of the "Other" Federalists, 1787-1788
Friends of the Constitution: Writings of the "Other" Federalists, 1787-1788
by Colleen A. Sheehan
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Though The Federalist Papers are rightly renowned as a primary exposition of the principles and purposes of the proposed United States Constitution, there were many writers other than John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton who in 1787 and 1788... (read more)

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Letters of John Adams Addressed to His Wife 2 Volume Set (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
Letters of John Adams Addressed to His Wife 2 Volume Set (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
by John Adams, Sr.
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American statesman John Adams (1735-1826) was a key player in the early days of the American Revolution, and the second President of the United States (1797-1801). He was involved in drafting the 1776 Declaration of Independence, and as a Congress... (read more)

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Colonial Origins of the American Constitution
Colonial Origins of the American Constitution
by Donald S. Lutz
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"Local government in colonial America was the seedbed of American constitutionalism." So begins the introductory essay to this landmark collection of eighty documents created by the American colonists—and not English officials—that... (read more)

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The Southern Colonial Backcountry: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Frontier Communities
The Southern Colonial Backcountry: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Frontier Communities
by David Colin Crass
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David Colin Crass is the archaeological services unit manager at the Historic Preservation Division, Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Steven D. Smith is the head of the Cultural Resources Consulting Division of the South Carolina Institute of... (read more)

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The Ohio Company: Its Inner History
The Ohio Company: Its Inner History
by Alfred Proctor James
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Alfred P. James presents a comprehensive reconstruction of the history and activities of the Ohio Company of Virginia, which was formed by esquire Thomas Lee and eleven others. In 1747, the group petitioned the governor and Council of Virginia for 200... (read more)

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View of the Constitution of the United States: With Selected Writings
View of the Constitution of the United States: With Selected Writings
by St George Tucker
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As professor of law at the College of William and Mary, St. George Tucker in 1803 published View of the Constitution—the first extended, systematic commentary on the United States Constitution after its ratification and later its amendment by... (read more)

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A Mighty Empire: The Origins of the American Revolution
A Mighty Empire: The Origins of the American Revolution
by Marc Egnal
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Reprinted from the original 1988 version with the addition of a new preface, this work follows events in the colonies of South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts leading up to and just after the American Revolution. Egnal... (read more)

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The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America
The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America
by Colin G. Calloway
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In February 1763, Britain, Spain, and France signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the French and Indian War. In this one document, more American territory changed hands than in any treaty before or since. As the great historian Francis Parkman wrote, "half... (read more)

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Imperial Entanglements: Iroquois Change and Persistence on the Frontiers of Empire (Early American Studies)
Imperial Entanglements: Iroquois Change and Persistence on the Frontiers of Empire (Early American Studies)
by Gail D. Macleitch
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Imperial Entanglements chronicles the history of the Haudenosaunee Iroquois in the eighteenth century, a dramatic period during which they became further entangled in a burgeoning market economy, participated in imperial warfare, and encountered a waxing... (read more)

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Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism: Master Builders in Early Philadelphia (Early American Studies)
Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism: Master Builders in Early Philadelphia (Early American Studies)
by Donna J. Rilling
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By tracing the business strategies of several hundred house builders through the city's rapid growth during the decades after American independence, Rilling (history, State U. of New York- Stony Brook) illuminates the complex process by which... (read more)

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The Economy of Early America: Historical Perspectives and New Directions
The Economy of Early America: Historical Perspectives and New Directions
by Cathy Matson
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Cathy Matson is Professor of History at the University of Delaware and Director of the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia.... (read more)

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Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America
Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America
by Marianne S. Wokeck
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American historians have long been fascinated by the "peopling" of North America in the seventeenth century. Who were the immigrants, and how and why did they make their way across the ocean? Most of the attention, however, has been devoted to... (read more)

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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
by Clifford Beal
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"Quelch's Gold is an excellent read - a pirate tale from beginning to end, but also one that has strong links to the early American spirit. Sometimes it's difficult to see how events from 300 years ago had their affect on our present world, but author... (read more)

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The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire
The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire
by Mary Sarah Bilder
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2005 Littleton-Griswold Prize, American Historical... (read more)

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Mayflower: History--Hands on
Mayflower: History--Hands on
by Elaine Hansen Cleary
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Students will discover for themselves why the Pilgrims left their homeland and came to a new world, what their boat the Mayflower was like, how they spent their time on the ship and what they ate during the voyage, how they lived in their new home and... (read more)

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Emergence of a Free Press
Emergence of a Free Press
by Leonard W Levy
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What did freedom of the press really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? This masterful book by a Pulitzer Prize winning constitutional historian answers that question. In Emergence of a Free Press (a greatly revised and... (read more)

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Shaping Southern society :the colonial experience
Shaping Southern society :the colonial experience
by T H Breen
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Learning about America's Colonial Period with Graphic Organizers (Graphic Organizers in Science and Social Studies)
Learning about America's Colonial Period with Graphic Organizers (Graphic Organizers in Science and Social Studies)
by Linda Wirkner
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Myths & Realities Societies of the Col
Myths & Realities Societies of the Col
by C Bridenbaugh
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