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The Colony of North Carolina

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The colonial period in North Carolina was a period of unrest, as borders changed, rebellions occurred, and uprisings happened years before the American Revolution began. Readers discover every twist and turn in North Carolina's colonial history as they learn about its first settlers, early conflicts, and role in America's journey to independence from Britain. Social studies curriculum topics, such as the First Continental Congress and American Revolution, are shown through the eyes of the people of North Carolina.

The Colony of North Carolina

The Colony of Pennsylvania

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This volume invites readers to step back in time to colonial Pennsylvania, in whose storied history we can find the origins of the United States. This comprehensive look at Pennsylvania's colonial era covers its Quaker origins, early industry, its unique social and religious climate, and the role it played in America's most important revolutionary events.

The Colony of Pennsylvania

The Colony of Rhode Island

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Rhode Island is America's smallest state, but its history is far from tiny. This information-rich text takes readers on a journey through Rhode Island's colonial history and the role it played in gaining independence for the American colonies. Students will learn about Rhode Island's religious and social environment, early industry, and key historical figures. Important events such as King Philip's War, Stamp Act protests, and the Revolutionary War are examined through the unique lens of Rhode Island's colonial environment.

The Colony of Rhode Island

The Colony of South Carolina

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Life in colonial South Carolina wasn't easy for many settlers. They faced diseases and pirate attacks. Others faced even harder times as they arrived in the colony as slaves. Readers get a detailed look at the early history of South Carolina through accessible text, presented alongside historical primary sources and colorful photographs. From the area's first Native American inhabitants to its role in some of the most important battles of the American Revolution, readers explore the fascinating history of South Carolina.

The Colony of South Carolina

The Colony of Virginia

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This volume introduces readers to the beginnings of colonial Virginia, which was home to the first successful British settlement in North America. The narrative begins with the hardships and eventual success of the Jamestown settlement. Readers will learn about the crop that saved the colony, the rise of plantations, and early democracy in the Virginia House of Burgesses. Information-rich text paired with corresponding images highlight Virginia's role in the American Revolution, and draw attention to important Virginians such as Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry.

The Colony of Virginia

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

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The lost colony of Roanoke is a place and a story shrouded in mystery. Centuries after the disappearance of Roanoke's colonists, the history of their endeavors and their sudden departure intrigue readers and spark their imagination. This volume sets the stage for the doomed colony, as it covers earlier attempts at Roanoke, the mishaps that occurred, and the clues colonists left behind. Primary sources and brilliant visuals bring Roanoke to life, and information-rich text supports state and national social studies curricula.

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

American Archaeology Uncovers the Dutch Colonies

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American archaeologists uncover important information about English immigrants who settled on the eastern coastline of North American during the colonial period. Among these colonies was the well-known settlement of Jamestown which grew in "fits and starts," and produced evidence of Native American trading. Archaeologists also learned about the kind of shelters which were built, the food which was eaten, and the goods which were purchased.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Dutch Colonies

The Apothecary

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Explores the daily lives of apothecaries in colonial America and examines how they worked to keep colonists healthy. Outlines several of the techniques and remedies apothecaries used to treat disease and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Apothecary

The Barber

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Explores the daily lives of barbers in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by barbers and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Barber

The Blacksmith

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Explores the daily lives of blacksmiths in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by blacksmiths and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Blacksmith

The Doctor

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Examines the lives of doctors and early colonial medical practices in America.

The Doctor

The Farmer

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Explores the daily lives and roles of farmers in colonial America. Includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Farmer

The Glassblower

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Explores the daily lives of glassblowers in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by glassblowers, and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Glassblower

The Innkeeper

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Presents information about America's Colonial Period and depicts the daily chores that were part of running an inn and discusses the important role of an innkeeper in the colonial community. Includes illustrations, a glossary, and an index.

The Innkeeper

The Miller

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Explores the communities of Colonial America and the role mills played in their survival, discussing how mills work, why they were necessary, and the life of the millers that ran them.

The Miller

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