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Title:
The New York Colony
Author:
Somervill, Barbara A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Summary:
Traces the history of New York State from the hunting of woolly mammoths 11,000 years ago to the explorations of Hudson, Verrazano, and Champlain, to its ratification as the eleventh state in 1788.
General Note:
"Spirit of America."
Language:
English
Contents:
The first New Yorkers -- Verrazano, Hudson, and Champlain -- The Knickerbockers and the English -- Washington lost here -- The eleventh state.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 1.0 71938.
ISBN:
9781567666540
Format :
Book

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Introduction to one of the United States' original colonies, New York. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony's role in America's independence from Great Britain.


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Introduction to one of the United States' original colonies, New York. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony's role in America's independence from Great Britain. Excerpted from The New York Colony by Kathryn Stevens, Barbara A. Somervill All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The First New Yorkersp. 6
Chapter 2 Verrazano, Hudson, and Champlainp. 12
Chapter 3 The Knickerbockers and the Englishp. 16
Chapter 4 Washington Lost Herep. 26
Chapter 5 The Eleventh Statep. 32
Time Linep. 36
Glossary Termsp. 37
New York Colony's Founding Fathersp. 38
For Further Informationp. 39
Indexp. 40