America"s beginnings

the dramatic events that shaped a nation"s character
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, in association with The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation , Lanham, Md, Williamsburg, Va
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At a time when surveys reveal that Americans know less and less about our past, Tony Williams provides entertaining and informative descriptions of 50 key events-some known and some forgotten- that shaped colonial and revolutionary America, from the Mayflower Compact to the Annapolis Convention.

StatementTony Williams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE188 .W615 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 197 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24880661M
ISBN 101442204877, 1442204893
ISBN 139781442204874, 9781442204898
LC Control Number2010027630
OCLC/WorldCa600995904

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