A Primary Source History of the Colony of Virginia

  • by Sandra Whiteknact
  • Narrated by Eileen Stevens
  • 1 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Take a step back and discover the 13 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.Virginia - After Sir Walter Raleigh failed in his attempt to found a settlement at Roanoke, a colony on the Chesapeake Bay was successfully established. Primary source materials enhance lively text to give students an in-depth look at what led to the formation and success of the colony of Virginia. No other colony - except Massachusetts - was more influential in the formation of America as a nation.

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"Good organization, well-written text which reads like a story, numerous quotes and historic incidents, attractive format and well-designed pages, drawings, maps...all make this title a recommended source for studies in the colonial period of American history." (Association of Reg. XI School Librarians, Texas)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-29-2009
  • Publisher: Audible Studios