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  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of New Hampshire | Fletcher Haulley

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of New Hampshire

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    • By Fletcher Haulley
    • Narrated By Eileen Stevens
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    Though troubled by violent border disputes with Massachusetts and bloody wars with Native American tribes, New Hampshire was settled by knowledgeable merchants and disgraced ministers. They quickly infused the colony with a spirit of rugged industriousness and defiant individualism that persists to this day. This engaging audiobook details the rise of that spirit as New Hampshire grew.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Massachusetts | Jeri Freedman

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Massachusetts

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    • By Jeri Freedman
    • Narrated By Jay Snyder
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    The Massachusetts colony would be the first to organize and unite with other colonies, and one of the first to take a stand when troubles developed with England, thereby leading the cause for independence. It was John Hancock of Massachusetts who would propose the Bill of Rights that still protects and guarantees the basic freedoms of Americans.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of New York | Paul Kupperberg

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of New York

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    • By Paul Kupperberg
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    This is a vibrant and fascinating look at the history of the colony of New York. From the discovery of the island of Manhattan and the founding of a tiny Dutch trading village, to New York's emergence as one of the world's most influential cities, the history of the colony of New York is traced through primary source documents.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Rhode Island | John Axelrod-Contrada

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Rhode Island

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    • By John Axelrod-Contrada
    • Narrated By Eileen Stevens
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    This audiobook traces the history of Rhode Island from Roger Williams' exodus from the Massachusetts colony, thus creating a settlement - the colony of Rhode Island - where people could live in harmony and worship as they pleased. Using primary source documents to enhance a lively and accessible text, it is a vivid account of the story behind the foundation of this colony - and the independent spirit of those who settled there.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of South Carolina | Heather Hasan

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of South Carolina

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    • By Heather Hasan
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    Established on a culture of entrepreneurship as well as religious and political freedom, South Carolina's foundations might be seen as a microcosm of the founding of America. This compelling audiobook provides the background and history of this colony which would become a major factor in the French and Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, and later the Civil War.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Georgia | Liz Sonneborn

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Georgia

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    • By Liz Sonneborn
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    Georgia: Using primary source documents, this fascinating book traces the history of the colony from its founding to becoming the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1788.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Virginia | Sandra Whiteknact

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Virginia

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    • By Sandra Whiteknact
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    After Sir Walter Raleigh failed in his attempt to found a settlement at Roanoke, a colony on the Chesapeake Bay was successfully established. Primary source materials enhance lively text to give students an in-depth look at what led to the formation and success of the colony of Virginia. No other colony - except Massachusetts - was more influential in the formation of America as a nation.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of North Carolina | Melody S. Mis

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of North Carolina

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    • By Melody S. Mis
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    North Carolina attracted settlers from Europe as well as from other American colonies. In this volume, learn about the resulting troubled relations with the Native Americans in that area, Bluebeard's piracy, and the colonist's rebellion against England.

    C. Cobb says: "Excellent primer"
  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of New Jersey | Tamra Orr

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of New Jersey

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    • By Tamra Orr
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    New Jersey has a fascinating history. The story of New Jersey spans its time as home to a variety of Native American tribes to an area coveted by the Dutch, Swedes, and English, and finally to its modern-day status as the Garden State.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Maryland | Liz Sonneborn

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Maryland

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    • By Liz Sonneborn
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    Maryland: This exciting book recounts the history of the colony from its founding to the challenges of the colony's early years, the religious and political upheavals, death, disease, and hard labor endured by the colonists, through the wealthy years of the Maryland tobacco plantations, discontent with England, and finally to Maryland's vote for independence in 1776.

  • A Primary Source History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke | Jake Miller

    A Primary Source History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

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    • By Jake Miller
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    Returning to Roanoke in 1590 after a three-year absence, Governor John White was shocked to find all of the colonists gone. This book examines the Lost Colony of Roanoke from its 1584 exploration, to the failed first settlement, to the mystery of the 1587 colony. Several of White's drawings are included.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Delaware | Aaron Raymond

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Delaware

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    • By Aaron Raymond
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    The earliest settlers in this region were 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 audiobook 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.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Pennsylvania | Melody S. Mis

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Pennsylvania

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    • By Melody S. Mis
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    In 1681, King Charles II granted William Penn, a Quaker, sole proprietorship of more than 450,000 acres of land. The colony of Pennsylvania soon offered thousands of European settlers the civil liberties, representative government, and affordable land they wanted.

    Marie says: "Good for a short car trip to PA"
  • The Second Amendment Primer: A Citizen's Guidebook to the History, Sources, and Authorities for the Constitutional Guarantee of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms | Les Adams

    The Second Amendment Primer: A Citizen's Guidebook to the History, Sources, and Authorities for the Constitutional Guarantee of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

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    • By Les Adams
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    So much of the debate about the Second Amendment is in scholarly journals and academic papers written by scholars and judges, or directed towards other scholars, law professors, attorneys, and judges. Trying to wade through the extensive footnotes and references to legal cases and historical precedents known only to the academic elite is more than enough to make anyone feel hopeless.

  • A Primary Source History of the Colony of Connecticut | Anna Malaspina

    A Primary Source History of the Colony of Connecticut

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    • By Anna Malaspina
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    Using primary source materials to enhance the text, this audiobook tells the provocative story of the Connecticut colony and its first inhabitants. Included are the first constitution and the Fundamental Orders of 1639, which helped to create a representative self-government.

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