Great Epochs in American History, Volume II

Francis Whiting HALSEY (1851 - 1919)

This is the second volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the building of the Panama Canal. In large part, events composing each epoch are described by men who participated in them, or were personal eye-witnesses of them. Volume II describes first colonies in America and covers time period from 1562 to 1733. - Summary by Kikisaulite

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction BettyB
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Play 01 The founding of St. Augustine and the massacre by Menendez (1562-1565) I: The account by John A. Doyle Jddykst
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Play 02 The founding of St. Augustine and the massacre by Menendez (1562-1565) II: Mendoza's account Jddykst
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Play 03 Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia colonies (1584-1587) I: The account by John A. Doyle Marcia Eppich-Harris
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Play 04 Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia colonies II: The return of the colonists with Sir Francis Drake (1586) by Ralph Lane Marcia Eppich-Harris
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Play 05 Sir Walter Raleigh's Virginia colonies III: The birth of Virginia Dare (1587) by John White Bill Mosley
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Play 06 Bartholomew Gosnold's discovery of Cape Cod (1602) I: By Gabriel Archer, one of his companions skgm1010
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Play 07 Bartholomew Gosnold's discovery of Cape Cod (1602) II: Gosnold's own account Bill Mosley
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Play 08 The founding of Jamestown (1607) by Captain John Smith Bill Mosley
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Play 09 The first American legislative assembly (1619) by John Twine, its secretary Michele Fry
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Play 10 The origin of negro slavery in America I: In the West Indies (1518) by Sir Arthur Helps Larry Wilson
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Play 11 The origin of negro slavery in America II: Its beginnings in the United States (1620) by John A. Doyle Larry Wilson
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Play 12 New England before the pilgrim fathers landed (1614) by captain John Smith Bill Mosley
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Play 13 The first voyage of the "Mayflower" (1620) by governor William Bradford Larry Wilson
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Play 14 The first New York settlements (1623-1628) by Nicholas Jean de Wassenaer Rita Boutros
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Play 15 The Swedes and Dutch in New Jersey and Delaware (1627) by Israel Acrelius Rita Boutros
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Play 16 The beginnings of the Massachusetts Bay colony (1627-1631) by governor Thomas Dudley realisticspeakers
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Play 17 How the Bay colony differed from Plymouth by John G. Palfrey H. Anne Schwarz
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Play 18 Lord Baltimore in Maryland (1633) by contemporary writers MFD32
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Play 19 Roger Williams in Rhode Island (1636) by Nathaniel Morton Bill Mosley
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Play 20 The founding of Connecticut (1633-1636) by Alexander Johnston Kyle Donelan
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Play 21 Witchcraft in New England (1647-1696) by John G. Palfrey Larry Wilson
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Play 22 The English conquest of New York (1664) by John R. Brodhead H. Anne Schwarz
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Play 23 Bacon's rebellion in Virginia (1676) by an anonymous writer Ciufi Galeazzi
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Play 24 King Philip's war (1676) by William Hubbard realisticspeakers
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Play 25 The founding of Pennsylvania I: Penn's account of the colony (1684) Ciufi Galeazzi
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Play 26 The founding of Pennsylvania II: Penn's treaty with the Indians (1683), his own account Ciufi Galeazzi
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Play 27 The founding of Pennsylvania III: The reality of Penn's treaty (1682), by George E. Ellis Ciufi Galeazzi
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Play 28 The Charter Oak affair in Connecticut (1682) by Alexander Johnston Larry Wilson
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Play 29 The colonization of Louisiana (1699) by Charles E.T. Gayarre Michele Fry
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Play 30 Oglethorpe in Georgia (1733) by Joel Chandler Harris KevinS
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