Pilgrims and Puritans: 1620–1676
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Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: June 2013
Duration: 1 hours 56 minutes
History is dramatic-and the renowned,award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstratethis in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American historyfrom the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore farbeyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a movingillumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led tothe birth of this great nation.
In Pilgrimsand Puritans, the authors begin in the year 1620 in England and end in NewEngland in the year 1676. The book recounts the religious, political, andsocial history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and its influence on our livestoday. The narrative follows various groups of settlers from their departurefrom England through arrival in the New World and their often violent conflictswith the native peoples of the Americas. The authors examine a number of issuesthat arose in the new society that was founded and the rise and fall of the "cityon a hill."