Delaware, 1638-1776

Delaware, 1638-1776

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Although geographically small, Delaware has a big history. The state has been claimed at different times by more foreign countries than any of the other 13 British colonies.

Aided by historical maps, archival illustrations, and first-person accounts, readers experience the chilling Indian massacre of the first European settlers and follow the events that helped the region develop into a thriving colony, as it changed from Swedish to Dutch to British control. They learn how Delaware provided Pennsylvania with vital access to the sea and became the subject of a dispute between William Penn and Maryland's Lord Baltimore. Readers also learn how Delaware's early support of independence helped it build a militia of nearly 4,000 men and how Delaware was first in line to ratify the Constitution for the newly created United States.

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Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, [2006], ©2006
ISBN: 9780792268642
0792268644
9780792264088
0792264088
Branch Call Number: 975.1 Pr
Characteristics: 109 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Wulf, Karin A. 1964-

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