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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

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

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Uses a student-friendly tone and format to introduce readers to the science of historical archaeology, focusing on the earliest English settlements. Explores key concepts of historical archaeology and discusses the tools for understanding how archaeologists uncover clues to America's past. Features maps, sidebars, a glossary, and a list of resources for further study.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Earliest English Colonies

American Archaeology Uncovers the Underground Railroad

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American archaeologists uncover information about an "early underground railroad" which brought African-American slaves from the South to the North for safety and new freedom. Also includes persons who were part of this movement like Harriet Tubman, and Henry Ward Beecher, and members of churches.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Underground Railroad

American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings

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American archaeologists uncover evidence of the arrival of the Vikings to North America including the early colonies, Greenland, Iceland, and Canada. Contains data on their working with iron ore, and their tools and equipment. Also describes early leaders like Erik the Red, Leif the Lucky, and other explorers.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Vikings

American Archaeology Uncovers the Westward Movement

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American archaeologists uncover evidence of the Westward movement during the frontier period. Early immigrants traveled with a restless rhythm heading north, south, and west fearful of Native-Americans who stole horses and cattle. Discusses the Mexican town of Santa Fe where many goods were sold and several forts were built. Includes information on the Oregon Trail and the Lewis and Clark expedition.

American Archaeology Uncovers the Westward Movement