Learn all about the colony of Maryland through primary source documents! On November 22, 1633, two small ships sailed from England with about 150 people on board mainly men, though there were some women and children. All were leaving their homes and setting sail for a strange land. They dropped anchor in Chesapeake Bay and landed on an island they named St. Clements, which they found to be too small and moved to a larger area that they called St. Mary's City, from these humble beginnings emerged Maryland, one of the thirteen colonies of America. From the colonists' early years, to political and religious upheaval and disease, this audiobook recounts the history of the colony.
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 1 hour 12 minutes; 1 CD.
THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. This primary source series includes transcribed colonial patents and charters, with an explanation for readers in contemporary language. Maps and portraits of notable colonists are also included. Maryland: This exciting book recounts the history of the colony from its founding to the challenges of the colonys early years, the religious and political upheavals, death, disease, and hard labor endured by the colonists, through the wealthy years of the Maryland tobacco plantations, discontent with England, and finally to Maryland's vote for independence in 1776.
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