History is dramatic—and the renowned,
award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate
this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history
from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far
beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving
illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led to
the birth of this great nation.
and Puritans, the authors begin in the year 1620 in England and end in New
England in the year 1676. The book recounts the religious, political, and
social history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and its influence on our lives
today. The narrative follows various groups of settlers from their departure
from England through arrival in the New World and their often violent conflicts
with the native peoples of the Americas. The authors examine a number of issues
that arose in the new society that was founded and the rise and fall of the “city
on a hill.”
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