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Title:
The North Carolina colony
Author:
Alter, Judy, 1938-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Relates the history of the Colony of North Carolina from the first settlers in 1526 to the establishment of a colony in 1663 to statehood in 1789.
General Note:
"Spirit of America."
Language:
English
Contents:
North Carolina's first people -- The struggle for settlement -- The Carolina Colony -- War and independence -- Problems after the war.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 1.0 71939.
ISBN:
9781567666656
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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


Author Notes

Judy Alter was born in 1938. She earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago, followed by a Ph.D. in English with special interest in the literature of the American West from Texas Christian University, and an M.Ed. in English from Truman State University.

Alter is an author of books for adults and young readers. Her novel Mattie won a Spur Award from Western Writers of America as the best western novel of 1987; Luke and the Van Zandt County War was named the best juvenile of 1984 by the Texas Institute of Letters. Fool Girl and Sue Ellen Learns to Dance, won the Western Heritage Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, with Sue Ellen also winning a Spur from WWA.

Alter has been director of TCU Press Texas, since 1987. She is a past president of Western Writers of America and served several years as secretary-treasurer of the Texas Institute of Letters. In 1989 the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women named her one of the Outstanding Women of Fort Worth.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Introduction to one of the United States' original colonies, North Carolina. Describes its origins, its leaders, and the colony's role in America's independence from Great Britain. Excerpted from The North Carolina Colony by Judy Alter, Judy Alter 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 North Carolina's First Peoplep. 6
Chapter 2 The Struggle for Settlementp. 10
Chapter 3 The Carolina Colonyp. 16
Chapter 4 War and Independencep. 22
Chapter 5 Problems after the Warp. 28
Time Linep. 36
Glossary Termsp. 37
North Carolina Colony's Founding Fathersp. 38
For Further Informationp. 39
Indexp. 40

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