This Country of Ours, Part 4

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 4: Stories of the Middle and Southern Colonies, from chapter 35 (The Founding of Maryland) to chapter 44 (The Founding of Georgia). Read along and view the original illustrations at

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(Summary by Kara)

Genre(s): Reference, Modern (19th C)

Language: English

Group: This Country of Ours - All Seven Volumes

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 35 The Founding of Maryland Kara Shallenberg
Play 02 36 How New Amsterdam became New York Kara Shallenberg
Play 03 37 How a German Ruled New York Kara Shallenberg
Play 04 38 Pirates! Kara Shallenberg
Play 05 39 The Founding of New Jersey Kara Shallenberg
Play 06 40 The Founding of Pennsylvania Kara Shallenberg
Play 07 41 How Benjamin Franklin came to Philadelphia Kara Shallenberg
Play 08 42 The Founding of North and South Carolina Kara Shallenberg
Play 09 43 War with the Indians in North and South Carolina Kara Shallenberg
Play 10 44 The Founding of Georgia Kara Shallenberg