The Paradox of Jamestown: 15851700 15851700, Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier
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The Paradox of Jamestown: 15851700

Author: Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier

Series: The Drama of American History Series

Narrator: Jim Manchester

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 05/01/2013

Genre: History - United States - State & Local

Ages: 12 - 12

Synopsis

History is dramatic-and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and events of a historical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes, and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation. The Paradox of Jamestown discusses the circumstances surrounding English colonization of Virginia and the evolution of slavery in that colony. Beginning with an examination of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century life in England, the authors explain many of the reasons-social, political, religious, and economic-people chose to leave the Old World for a new life in the Americas. They describe the early interactions between the settlers and the Indians, the difficulties those groups had in establishing cooperative relationships, and the many difficulties the settlers had in adjusting to life in the New World. Read about the effects of the growing market for tobacco back in England, the gradual changes in how the new colony was governed, and the growing dependence on the slave trade.

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