b'76GREAT EVENTS from HistoryAmerican HistoryWomens HistoryHuman RightsModern ScandalsLGBTQ EventsAfrican American HistoryAncient History to the 21st CenturySalem Press Great Events from History series offers a far-reaching view of history, organized around significant events.With coverage from the Ancient World to the 21st Century, library collections of all sizes will benefit from the thoughtful essays this highly-regarded series brings together.HISTORYGreat Events from History: NEW SERIES! American History14921775Exploration to the Colonial EraIn the popular Great Events from History style, this new series puts an emphasis on events that shaped American history. This two-volume set takes readers on GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYa journey across the Atlantic Ocean to discover the New World all the way to the settlement of the first English colonies. Columbus three voyages to the New World were just the start of a massive cultural and economic exchange between the countries of Europe and what would become those of the Americas, including the future United States. These volumes profile the lives and expeditions of numerous intrepid souls willing to face danger to discover the riches and the majesty of the new world, including: Vasco Nez de Balboa (the first European to see the Pacific Ocean), Giovanni da Verrazzano (a Florentine who explored the Atlantic coast), Diogo Ribeiro (whose map of the world provided a nearly perfect outline of the East Coast of North America), Sir Walter Raleigh (who established the short-lived Roanoke Colony), and many more. In addition, this set provides students and readers with in-depth information about the early colonies and the experiences of settlers in the new world. Topics discussed include the 1639 Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (the first written constitution of the Americas), the Salem Witch Trials, the French and Indian War, the 1765 Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party, the first Continental Congress, and many more pivotal events leading up to the Revolutionary War in 1775. In-depth, yet accessible essays provide a summary of the event and discuss theFREEevents significance and historical impact. Entries are supplemented with sources Online Access NEW!for further reading, cross-references, maps, quotations from primary source FREEdocuments, timelines, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Designed for history students at the high school and undergraduate levels, public librarians All images inwill also find the set, and the series as a whole, invaluable as a reference tool for this set are printedstudents at all academic levels.in full color. October 2023 | Two Volumes; 610 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-458-6 See Also: Library Price: $245Defining Documents: Exploration & Colonial America, pg. 70GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2023-467 Salem 2024 Catalog R8.indd 76 2023-12-19 2:06 PM'