Poems of American History, The Colonial Era cover

Poems of American History, The Colonial Era

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1. Introduction
2. Chapter I, The Discovery of America, Part 1
3. Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 2
4. Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 3
5. Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 4
6. Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 5
7. Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 1
8. Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 2
9. Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 3
10. Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 4
11. Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 1
12. Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 2
13. Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 3
14. Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 4
15. Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 5
16. Ch 4, The Dutch at New Amsterdam, Part 1
17. Ch 4, The Dutch at New Amsterdam, Part 2
18. Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 1
19. Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 2
20. Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 3
21. Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 4
22. Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 5
23. Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 1
24. Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 2
25. Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 3
26. Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 4
27. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 1
28. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 2
29. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 3
30. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 4
31. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 5
32. Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 6
33. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 1
34. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 2
35. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 3
36. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 4
37. Chapter 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 5
38. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 6
39. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 7
40. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 8
41. Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 9

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A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing through the Age of Exploration to the colonies of Virginia and New Amsterdam, including the arrival of the Puritans, the life of Pocahontas, the persecution of the Quakers, and the horror of the Salem Witch Trials, with works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Edward Everett Hale, Benjamin Franklin, William Wordsworth, Julia Ward Howe, and many, many more. This is the first of 5 volumes that cover American History through poetry from the Vikings to WWI.