This Country of Ours, Part 2

Henrietta Elizabeth MARSHALL (1867 - 1941)

Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.

This is Part 2: Stories of Virginia, from chapter 13 (Captain John Smith) to chapter 21 (The Knights of the Golden Horseshoe). Read along and view the original illustrations at

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(Summary by Kara)

Genre(s): Reference, Early Modern

Language: English

Group: This Country of Ours - All Seven Volumes

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 13 The Adventures of Captain John Smith Kara Shallenberg
Play 14 More Adventures of Captain John Smith Kara Shallenberg
Play 15 How the Colony Was Saved Kara Shallenberg
Play 16 How Pocahontas Took a Journey Over the Seas Kara Shallenberg
Play 17 How the Redmen Fought Against Their White Brothers Kara Shallenberg
Play 18 How Englishmen Fought a Duel With Tyranny Kara Shallenberg
Play 19 The Coming of the Cavaliers Kara Shallenberg
Play 20 Bacon's Rebellion Kara Shallenberg
Play 21 The Story of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe Kara Shallenberg